It is rare to feel so pregnant, the human soul in a photographic work. And yet, the work in question does not have any human presence! When Wright Morris (1910-1998) went into photography, he was already a scholarly writer, and soon became a respected author in the United States. Therefore, he considered the photographic medium primarily as an additional tool for “capturing the essence of the visible” just as he did with words. And it is logical that he will give birth, in 1946, to his first “photo-text” The Inhabitants, in which his photos of Nebraska are combined with his fictional texts. Two […]
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