[Artist, b. 1955, York, Pennsylvania, lives in New York.]
A photograph for me does not have a sense of spiritual seduction, it does not have an essence, that this is something that permeates and which is eternal through time.
[Photographer, b. 1938, Biskovice, Moravia, Czechoslovakia, lives in Paris.]
If I am dissatisfied, it’s simply because good photos are few and far between. A good photo is a miracle.
[Photographer, writer, and theorist, b. 1908, Minneapolis, Minnesota, d. 1976, Cambridge, Massachusetts.]
When the photograph is the mirror of the man, and the man is the mirror of the world, then the Spirit might take over.
[Writer and theorist, b. 1929, Reims, France, d. 2007, Paris.]
Photography is our exorcism. Primitive society had its masks, bourgeois society its mirrors. We have our images.
[Writer, b. 1936, New York, lives in New York.]
In our world we sleep and eat the image and pray to it and wear it too.
[Photographer, b. 1941, Danville, Virginia, lives in Princeton, New Jersey.]
The picture is like a prayer, an offering, and hopefully an opening through which to seek what we don’t know, or already know and should take seriously.
[Photographer, b. 1934, Detroit, Michigan, lives in Gainesville, Florida.]
The goal of the artist is not to resolve life’s mysteries, but to deepen them.
Jorge Luis Borges
[Writer, poet, and librarian, b. 1899, Buenos Aires, Argentina, d. 1986, Geneva, Switzerland.]
Image is sorcery.