water and milk
oil on linen
to show thinness in wide strokes
i hate small talk
tell me about how lonely you are or tell me about why you keep waking up in the morning or talk to me about your mum’s eyes and your dad’s laugh. I don’t care about the weather and you don’t care about how my job’s going.
American soldiers coming ashore during the Vietnam War, 1965
Paul Schutzer, The Berlin Wall bears the shadowy silhouettes of West Berliners waving to their relatives on the unseen, Eastern side of the Wall, December 1962. Source: Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images
"Frame from the roll of film found in Paul Schutzer’s camera after he was killed on the first day of the Six-Day War, June 1967."
Demi Moore, 1993
"In those years, that marvelous mess of constellations, nebulae, interstellar gaps and all the rest of the awesome show provoked in me an indescribable sense of nausea, of utter panic, as if I were hanging from earth upside down on the brink of infinite space, with terrestrial gravity still holding me by the heels but about to release me any moment."
Vladimir Nabokov, Speak, Memory