Untitled - Ralph Eugene Meatyard, 1964

Seeding Mermaids (Sembrando Sereias) - Tunga/ Costa Brava, Rio de Janeiro, 1987

Untitled - Miguel A. Cuesta, 2013
Untitled - Ralph Eugene Meatyard, 1964
Silver Nerve - Tunga, 1987
Cranston Ritchie with Pitcher - Ralph Eugene Meatyard, 1964

Shadow Play - Vito Acconci, 1970
(from “Three Relationship Studies: Manipulations, Imitations, Shadow Play”)

In this three-part exercise, Acconci explores the dynamics of the artist’s interaction with or manipulation of an other. Each study involves a form of mirroring. In Shadow-Play, Acconci spars with his own shadow image, aggressively confronting himself as other. In Imitations, Acconci attempts to mirror another man’s gestures and actions. In Manipulations, Acconci — seen by the viewer in a mirror — faces a nude woman and directs the movements of her hands over her body through his own hand motions.

The Taste of Tea - Katsuhito Ishii, 2004
Thou shall not fear
The Spirit Leaves the Body (#2) - Duane Michals, 1968
"Photography is essentially an act of recognition by street photographers, not an act of invention. Photographers might respond to an old man’s face, or an Arbus freak, or the way light hits a building—and then they move on. Whereas in all the other art forms, take William Blake, everything that came to that paper never existed before. It’s the idea of alchemy, of making something from nothing." — Duane Michals
Yet Another Leaden Sky- Francesca Woodman. Rome, Italy, 1977/78.
“The beauty that addresses itself to the eyes is only the spell of the moment; the eye of the body is not always that of the soul” — George Sand
To Think the Thought - Eliseo Mattiacci, 1973
I Reach Along the Cord of Speech - Lesley Dill, 1998
Death Seminar B - Araya Rasdjarmrearnsook, 2005

The Human Condition (photo sequence) - Duane Michals, 1969


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