“The camera should be used for a recording of life, for rendering the very substance and quintessence of the thing itself, whether it be polished steel or palpitating flesh.” These are the words of Edward Weston, the great photographer whose work is the subject of a large retrospective featuring 100 photographs from the 1920s to the 1940s, most of which come from the Center for Creative Photography in Tucson, which houses the largest Weston archives in the world.
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