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"The Most Beautiful Part of a Man's Body"

I saw this photograph recently at the Museum für Fotografie and I’d have to agree with Michals in terms of the body.

The most beautiful part of a man’s face is the profile of a nose. 15 more words


Solo a medianoche // Alone at midnight (by Duane Michals, 2005)

Solo a medianoche
Sin amante
Miro a la luna
Para encontrar un amigo.


Alone at midnight
Without a lover
I look to the moon
To find a friend.


photography as recognition

“Photography is essentially an act of recognition by street photographers, not an act of invention. Photographers might respond to an old man’s face, or an Arbus freak, or the way light hits a building—and then they move on. 32 more words

On Photography

Duane Michals

Duane Michals (Philadelphia, 1932)


Striking Photos of Empty New York City Locations in the 1960s

It’s hard to imagine a perpetually populated New York City spot like Penn Station free of people, but photographer Duane Michals captured the quiet side of the iconic locale, and others, in his… 481 more words