Archive for the ‘Vernacular’ Category

Broken Mountain

September 5, 2012

Actual Size:
4.75 x 3.5 inches

Picked up this gem at my favorite market in Paris over the summer. It’s part of a series of images I found that were taken on the same journey through the mountains. Only this one print showed a broken glass negative.

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View From Above

July 31, 2012

Actual Size:
2.75 x 4.5 inches

This one reminds me of some russian constructivist images from the late 20’s and 30’s. It also reminds me of something André Kertész might have made around the same time.

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Man with Pipe and Octopus

July 23, 2012

Actual Size:
2.5 x 3.5 inches

This is certainly one of the strangest and most incredible snapshots I have ever encountered, it was picked up on a recent trip through the anything goes world of thrifting in Paris.

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French Family

January 25, 2012

Actual Size:
4.75 x 6.75 inches

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Voyeurs

January 9, 2012

Actual Size:
2.375 x 3.5 inches

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Painted Lady

December 16, 2011

Actual Size:
3.5 x 4.5 inches

Family Haircut

December 6, 2011

Actual Size:
4.5 x 2.75 inches

Broken Nose

November 25, 2011

Actual Size:
2.5 x 3.5 inches

Skiing

November 22, 2011

Actual Size:
2.5 x 3.5 inches

On Verso:
Tignes, Fevrier 1939

Elder man

November 15, 2011

Actual Size:
2.75 x 4 inches

On Verso:
21 Mai 1929
82 ans

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