„I would never understand photography, the sneaky, murderous taxidermy of it.“

Quelle: Anagrams

Letzte Aktualisierung 3. Juni 2021. Geschichte
Lorrie Moore Foto
Lorrie Moore
US-amerikanische Schriftstellerin 1957

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„Photography is not only an art, it is an international language that everybody understands.“

—  NasserTone Nasser Ali Albahrani is a director, cinematographer, photographer, producer, & YouTuber, who was born on April 3, 1994,… 1994

Amasi Program, Sharjah TV Interview (March 1, 2016)

Hermann Göring Foto

„I especially denounce the terrible mass murders, which I cannot understand … I never ordered any killing or tortures where I had the power to prevent such actions!“

—  Hermann Göring German politician and military leader 1893 - 1946

Göring's closing statement to the Nuremberg tribunal (31 August 1946); as quoted in Witness to Nuremberg (2006) by Richard Sonnenfeldt, p. 70

„Photography is all about secrets. The secrets we all have and will never tell.“

—  Kim Edwards, buch The Memory Keeper's Daughter

Quelle: The Memory Keeper's Daughter

Edvard Munch Foto
Alfred Horsley Hinton Foto
Berenice Abbott Foto

„Photography can never grow up if it imitates some other medium. It has to walk alone; it has to be itself.“

—  Berenice Abbott American photographer 1898 - 1991

"It Has to Walk Alone," Infinity magazine, 1951.

Gilbert O'Sullivan Foto

„I never thought I'd see the day
when murder would become so commonplace.
Hardly a minute ever goes by
without a murder taking place. And why?
Well, for a start, the punishment's not hard:
they sentence you to life but you're out in no time.“

—  Gilbert O'Sullivan Irish singer-songwriter 1946

"Talking of Murder" (song)
Gilbert O'Sullivan, "Talking of Murder" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a327hRmOEes (song on YouTube)
Song lyrics

Jean Paul Sartre Foto
Jim Butcher Foto
Elias Canetti Foto

„I repulse death with all my strength. If I accepted it, I would be a murderer.“

—  Elias Canetti Bulgarian-born Swiss and British jewish modernist novelist, playwright, memoirist, and non-fiction writer 1905 - 1994

J. Agee, trans. (1989), p. 142
Das Geheimherz der Uhr [The Secret Heart of the Clock] (1987)

Matthew Stover Foto

„A man shouldn't die with no understanding of why he's been murdered“

—  Matthew Stover, buch Heroes Die

The Acts of Caine, Heroes Die (The Acts of Caine: Act of Violence) (1998)
Heroes Die (1998)
Kontext: It's customary, at times like this, to say a few words. A man shouldn't die with no understanding of why he's been murdered. I do not pride myself on my eloquence, and so I will keep this simple.

Carl Rowan Foto

„I knew that the stories of the two murders would immediately grab the glands of millions of American white men, prejudicing them in ways they would never admit publicly.... (It) would enliven the insecurities of millions of white male psyches. The old college girl's chant, “Once you go black you never go back!”“

—  Carl Rowan American journalist 1925 - 2000

surely would take on feverish new meaning.
Quoington Star article entitled "Has President Nixon Gone Crazy?", "The Coming Race War in America: A Wake-up Call" (1996)

Andrew Wiles Foto
Alfred Stieglitz Foto

„I am an American. Photography is my passion. The search for truth my obsession“

—  Alfred Stieglitz American photographer 1864 - 1946

From Adams to Stieglitz' (1990)
Quelle: 'Alfred Stieglitz' Photo notes, August 1946, p. 65

Berenice Abbott Foto
Alfred Horsley Hinton Foto

„…let it be remembered that as photography is our chosen medium, then if photography unaided will give us the effect we want there is no especial virtue in altering it.“

—  Alfred Horsley Hinton British photographer 1863 - 1908

Quelle: Practical Pictorial Photography, 1898, Printing the picture and controlling its formation, p. 79

Berenice Abbott Foto
Victoria Woodhull Foto

„Every woman knows that if she were free, she would never bear an unwished-for child, nor think of murdering one before its birth.“

—  Victoria Woodhull American suffragist 1838 - 1927

In an article in the West Virginia Evening Standard (1875) expressing her moral opposition to abortion

John Boyega Foto

„At the age of nine I found it a weird concept that someone is here one day and not the next. I didn’t understand what that truly meant. It was so big. I’d never heard of murders in London before then. A little kid running around with your packed lunch and your superheroes.“

—  John Boyega British Nigerian actor 1992

On the murder of his childhood friend Damilola Taylor in “John Boyega: I've met Americans who don't know black people live in London” https://www.theguardian.com/film/2019/dec/05/john-boyega-ive-met-americans-who-dont-know-black-people-live-in-london in The Guardian (2019 Dec 5)

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