Counting thin paper clips in the bottom of a shaving mug

Bob Sullivan rf.sullivan at gmail.com
Fri Oct 23 10:15:12 EDT 2009


I read the first three parts and have a similar opinion.  The
interesting thought is that the old historical photos were never
'found images'.  The author keeps on flogging the dead horse in an
effort ot get more milage from it.
Regards,  Bob S.


On Fri, Oct 23, 2009 at 3:52 AM, Joseph McAllister <pentaxian at mac.com> wrote:
> On Oct 22, 2009, at 14:07 , Derby Chang wrote:
>
>> Have been following Errol's very amusingly obsessive analysis of the
>> veracity of certain Walker Evans and Arthur Rothstein photos. He's up to
>> part 4, but here's the first part
>>
>>
>> http://morris.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/10/18/the-case-of-the-inappropriate-alarm-clock-part-1/
>>
>> My favourite line: " or Evans could have manipulated the clock times. But
>> why? Why would he do such a thing? Just to screw up people like me?
>
>
> I've read the first 4 parts now, and I think I'll go no further. It's like
> two old dodgers examining the wood on a picture frame and arguing over what
> forest the tree was cut from.
>
> Get over it. All photographs, and all writings, are manipulations of
> reality.   <---- period
>
>
> Joseph McAllister
> pentaxian at mac.com
>
> There is no off position to the genius switch.
> Genius can, however, be observed as insanity.
>
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