on photograpy

“When everything we call art has become thoroughly arthritic, a photographer… invented a force that surpassed in importance all the constellations intended for our visual pleasure… It is a spiral of water in the tragic gleam of a revolver, an egg, a glistening arc or the floodgate of reason, a keen ear attuned to a mineral hiss, or a turbine of algebraic formulas?”

Tristan Tzara

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