Friday, 30 October 2009

the sweet flypaper of life






Yesterday after I heard that the New York photographer Roy DeCarava had died aged 89, I hunted out my book of his photographs from his retrospective at the The Museum of Modern Art in New York. Looking through the book reminded me the way his images captured so much grace and poetry. He was trained as a painter and printmaker but became known for his photography of African-American Harlem in the 1950s.

2 comments:

  1. oh my ! i missed the information that he passed away... so sad...

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