The New Documents Exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art [MOMA] New York, held in 1967 was conceived by John Szarkowski. It featured the works of:
Szarkowski siad of the photographers ...
"Their aim has been not to reform life but to know it. Not to persuade but to understand".
These photographers were greatly influenced by Walker Evans and Robert Frank ... and their respective publications ... "American Photographs" [Walker Evans] ... and "The Americans" [Robert Frank]...