Thanks. It has pockets!
Louis Draper, Plucked From Obscurity
By John Edwin Mason
Until recently, histories of photography would have ignored Louis H. Draper — not because of the quality of his photographs, but because of the color of his skin. With the exception of Gordon Parks, African-Americans were mostly glossed over or excluded altogether.
But over the last 25 years, a new generation of historians and curators have worked to pluck from obscurity photographers who were marginalized because of color, gender, geography or class. Those efforts were often thwarted by the loss of photographers’ papers and prints. Luckily, Mr. Draper had preserved an archive, and in recent years, his work has risen in visibility and esteem. [Continue reading at the New York Times.]
when you buy a bunch of individually wrapped things that are meant to be eaten at a steady pace and then you eat all of them and are surrounded by candy wrappers and the remnants of your dignity
It was November - the month of crimson sunsets, parting birds, deep, sad hymns of the sea, passionate wind-songs in the pines.
Night is purer than day; it is better for thinking and loving and dreaming. At night everything is more intense, more true. The echo of words that have been spoken during the day takes on a new and deeper meaning.