Henri Cartier-Bresson • International Center of Photography

Monday, 9 January 2017

“The photograph is a large gelatin-silver print, but it could easily be mistaken for a painting in its near-total abstraction. The accompanying text reminds us that the sun is ‘what makes photography possible, but it is impossible to really depict it.’ Most of The Sun Placed in the Abyss is a spectrum of solutions to this problem, from dead-on looking to the deep parallax of allegory and irony.” Ian Bourland • Aperture

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