“He’s the most widely known photographer who documents the Asian American community, experience and activism,” said Steve Wong, of the Chinese American Museum, in Los Angeles.

Lee, 64, will have his first Philadelphia exhibit from Tuesday through Oct. 5 at the Asian Arts Initiative, 1219 Vine St. Titled “Into the Picture: Images of Asian Pacific America by Corky Lee,” the exhibit of about 60 photos has some Philly scenes and moments of Asian-American activism.

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