Edward Weston

Sunday, 29 May 2016

“The camera’s eye blinks. Time is stopped, time is frozen, the milli-second captured. Painting can’t do this. Chronology, mortality, is somehow defeated. You can’t scratch a snapshot and find a painting. . . . I believe [Jacques Henri] Lartigue recognised this—though how consciously he knew it is probably impossible to define.” William Boyd • Guardian