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Allan Sekula said: 'Documentary is thought to be art when it transcends its reference to the world, when the work can be regarded, first and foremost, as an act of self-expression on the part of the artist'.

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uuu! new books to read ! Thanks to Mr.Coldino and my Bday !

the mystery man

"when the photographer shows us what he considers to be an Equivalent, he is showing us an expression of a feeling, but this feeling is not the feeling he had for the subject he photographed. what really happened is that he recognised an object or a series of forms that, when photographed, would yield an image with a specific suggestive powers that can direct the viewer into a specific and known feeling, state or place within himself." Minor White

usual blah-blah

" The photograph touches me if I withdraw it from its usual blah-blah: "technique", "reality", "reportage", "art", etc.: to say nothing, to shut my eyes, to allow the detail to rise of its own accord into affective consciousness. " R.B

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