“matthew is like taking a deep, warm bath with a glass of wine balanced on the soap dish.” rebecca mead, couplet: a tale of twin poets. new yorker
A = a herbert bayer 1938
“you’ll produce an opening, you’ll stumble through your senses upon a photograph that’s instructive - a doorway - something more than just beautiful, or well made, or a combination of these elements that are photographically interesting - something you can’t quite handle that possesses you, something simple and visible but filled with mystery and promise.” joel...
“should we be good today or bad? maybe we start good and get bad later.” alber elbaz
“”when i fall out of bed in the morning, i can come over here and get up my adrenaline,” cunningham said, blowing his nose into a deli napkin that he produced from a pocket of the blue workman’s smock that he customarily wears, as if to say, in solidarity with the hot-dog venders and delivery boys amid whom he spends his days, that his office is the street.” man on...
in italy cappuccino has not taken on the overblown dimensions it has acquired in america, and remains a spare and seemly breakfast drink. wether it is good, really good, depends not just on the lightness of foam, the perfection of its mixture of strong coffee and bland milk, the correctness of its temperature. to my mind, it has to incorporate a slight taste of misery as well, a tinge of...