[Writer, b. 1954, Verviers, Belgium, lives in Ulster County, New York.]
Unlike a bow and arrow, a camera by its nature ensures that some kind of target will always be hit, if not necessarily the intended target nor in the intended way.
Right now [Robert Mapplethorpe’s] sex pictures appear to present mainstream culture with an unscalable wall. Some of them will not be assimilable for a long time, but probably fewer will resist assimilation than anyone thinks at the moment. (1995)