Originally Posted by miha
miha, I agree, but was that because of the volume of images in a [typological] context?
That made him famous?
It's certainly the main reason he has remained famous - for later influencing typology as a photographic genre; the Bechers, Ed Ruscha etc. But his real accomplishment was humanitarian of course.
'Cows are very fond of being photographed, and, unlike architecture, don't move.' - Oscar Wilde