Tuesday 9 May 2017

speed, light, and woman

In the most beautiful compositions by these artists one finds traces of the sentimental activity of speed, light, and woman, which are the three most appropriate elements to express our anxiety over the end of Europe, and perhaps the world”.

Mac Orlan, Pierre. “The Literary Art of Imagination and Photography” (1928) in Photography in the Modern Era: European Documents and Critical Writings 1913-1940. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1989, pp. 27-30.

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