I believe the biting description has been "anasthetic aesthetic"
There is something corny about some of the kid images but I think he does a good job. Remember, he's ONE GUY and think of how much awareness he has created with his shooting, all around the world.*
One can be a very very good man without being certified as a saint. And I don't believe that his social and personal goals are really antithetical.
* (and how much Rodinal he has sold )