25.6.09


You see someone on the street, and essentially what you notice about them is the flaw.
-Diane Arbus
The surface read is sometimes not the most interesting. Often it is our own subtext that is the best part of a story. But we need to be catapulted toward those inner
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3 comments:

  1. Diane Arbus said that? Interesting.
    I think there's a truth to that. But flaws are what make people beautiful--truly beautiful, I think. Forget "pretty", beauty is, um...who was it, Francis Bacon, yes? "There is no perfect beauty that hath not some strangeness in the proportion."

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  2. Word verification is:
    never
    I don't know why I find that so hilarious.

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  3. Lisa,
    I do believe that was Diane Arbus’ point, especially given some of her photo subjects. That the ‘flaw’ is indeed the most interesting and possibly the most beautiful.-- that was the ‘old Bacon’, yes? , not the painter.

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