Nagano Shigeichi

Tuesday, 17 February 2015

“In a striking essay on ‘The Caption’ first published in 1952, Nancy Newhall, the astute writer on photography, proposed that the medium might, like music, be or become a new language, complete unto itself, ‘beyond words.’ But she also saw that ‘most of us still need verbal crutches to see with,’ and acknowledged that the association between the two ‘languages’ has been, and is, profound.” Mick Gidley