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Aaron Siskind - Quotes

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Photography is a way of feeling, of touching, of loving. What you have caught on film is captured forever... it remembers little things, long after you have forgotten everything. ---->>>

In any art, you don't know in advance what you want to say - it's revealed to you as you say it. That's the difference between art and illustration. ---->>>

We look at the world and see what we have learned to believe is there. We have been conditioned to expect... but, as photographers, we must learn to relax our beliefs. ---->>>

I may be wrong, but the essential illustrative nature of most documentary photography, and the worship of the object per se, in our best nature photography, is not enough to satisfy the man of today, compounded as he is of Christ, Freud, and Marx. ---->>>

Almost inevitably there are tensions in the picture, tensions between the outside world and the inside world. For me, a successful picture resolves these tensions without eliminating them. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 06-21, 2015
Birthplace: New York City, New York
Die: 06-21, 1991
Occupation: Photographer
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Aaron Siskind (December 4, 1903 – February 8, 1991) was an American photographer widely considered to be closely involved with, if not a part of, the abstract expressionist movement. In his autobiography he wrote that he began his foray into photography when he received a camera for a wedding gift and began taking pictures on his honeymoon (wikipedia)