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Edward Weston’s sonatas for the solo camera

On the road with Edward Weston: “Woodlawn Plantation House, Louisiana” and “White Sands, New Mexico,’’ both from the Lane Collection. On the road with Edward Weston: “Woodlawn Plantation House, Louisiana” and “White Sands, New Mexico,’’ both from the Lane Collection. (The Lane Collection, Courtesy, Museum of Fine Arts)
By Mark Feeney
Globe Staff / April 27, 2012
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If you were to pick someone whose poetry had an affinity with the photography of Edward Weston would it be Walt Whitman? With Weston, it doesn’t matter whether the subject is a toilet or a pepper. His most characteristic images are sonatas for solo camera: lustrous, flawless, and tightly controlled.

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PHOTOGRAPHY REVIEW

EDWARD WESTON

AND “LEAVES OF GRASS”

At: Museum of Fine Arts,

through Dec. 31

465 Huntington Ave.,

617-267-9300, www.mfa.org,