Robert Mapplethorpe • Tate

Tuesday, 18 August 2015

“I often muse over what might have come about if Fox Talbot had not invented the means to reproduce photographic images as multiples; maybe a completely different way of seeing would have emerged, leaving photography as a more singular viewing experience, where the value of the photographic object was maintained. But what Fox Talbot did was to introduce larger issues of mortality and religion into photographic imagery.” Richard Learoyd in conversation with Peggy Roalf • Aperture