Houellebecq on photography

December 27, 2010 Comments Off on Houellebecq on photography

Salman Rushdie by Richard Avedon…particularly the so called great photographers who pretended to reveal the *truth* with their shots of models: they revealed just nothing! They were just happy to go and stand in front of you and put the camera in action to shoot hundreds of photos in a row, and then later choose the least worse one of the series. There you are, that’s how they proceeded, without any exception, all those great photographers !

Illustration: Richard Avedon‘s portrait of Salman Rushdie


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