On the 19th of August 1897, one of the world’s most remarkable microbiologists and naturalist photographers, Roman Vishniac was born in Pavlovsk, the Russian Empire. 575 more words
ArtLark has another triumph with this article profiling photographer Roman Vishniac who captured Jewish life in the pre-Holocaust era in a way that still has profound resonance today. Truly a fascinating man and fascinating subject. You may also not know that Vishniac's son, Wolf, was instrumental in the search for life on Mars. Some amazing stuff here!