Lucien Clergue

Sunday, 22 November 2015

“[T]hese three pictures perfectly illustrate Susan Sontag’s observation, in On Photography, that ‘Without a politics, photographs of the slaughter-bench of history will most likely be experienced as, simply, unreal or as a demoralizing emotional blow.’ And in the case of Syria, a coherent sense of ‘politics’ is precisely what does not exist.” Susie Linfield • New Republic