Eliot Elisofon • Life 

Saturday, 5 December 2015

“But recently, [David] Shields began to grow uneasy with his fascination for the front-page photographs of the beloved paper. Over 30 years of loyal reading, Shields recounted how the headline pictures have left him feeling, alternately, stunned, enraptured and sickened. This range worried Shields, ‘I questioned, why are these photographs gorgeous? Is it an orange sunset that I’m looking at or is it twelve bodies that have just been decapitated?'” Athina Lugez • Lens Culture

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