Saturday, April 03, 2010

Josh Marshall links to a new discussion of images of a lost Europe.
A Closer Reading of Roman Vishniac


Roman Vishnik, Warsaw (l) and Lodz (r)

I have no difficulty with the fact of his interest, to some degree I share it. But his is used to obscure relations that parallel his own, and I have less and less patience with those who publicly indulge what they belittle in others.
To be unaware is human. To ignore is to be aware and to belittle by indifference.
Palestine Remembered


Glass blowing in Hebron

The Matson Collection

"...less and less patience." Ideally I should never have had any to begin with, but facts become visible in the human imagination only after they're recognized, and fade again when they become less important.

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