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Spying on a Memory

Photographers deal in things which are continually vanishing and when they have vanished there is no contrivance on earth which can make them come back again. You cannot develop and print a memory. Henri Cartier-Bresson The great HCB was right! Photography demands that I be there, point the camera in the right direction, release the shutter at the right time. But when I am there, I do point the camera in the right direction, I do release the shutter at the right time — then I create a window into the past in a way that no other visual medium can match. Then I can develop and print a memory, or at least glimpse it — spy on it. For the first time I am mounting a show (it hangs on Tuesday) th

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