I miss that stupid ache…

newyorker:

Richard Avedon first photographed Gabriel García Márquez on a rainy day in 1976, but he felt that the portrait was a failure. Avedon finally had another chance to photograph the writer in 2004. This is the portrait that emerged from that second session: http://nyr.kr/1h2usmA

one of our favorite authors photographed by one of our favorite photographers

newyorker:

Richard Avedon first photographed Gabriel García Márquez on a rainy day in 1976, but he felt that the portrait was a failure. Avedon finally had another chance to photograph the writer in 2004. This is the portrait that emerged from that second session: http://nyr.kr/1h2usmA

one of our favorite authors photographed by one of our favorite photographers

(Source: newyorker.com)

Bob Dylan - Let me die in my footsteps (by perostoppogno)

npr:

Kainaz Amaria/NPR

The U.S.-Mexico border is not a line. It’s a place. We spent two weeks driving it — a 2,428 mile road trip. 

Here are 12 short stories sharing what we’ve found. 

All photographs are memento mori. To take a photograph is to participate in another person’s (or thing’s) mortality, vulnerability, mutability. Precisely by slicing out this moment and freezing it, all photographs testify to time’s relentless melt.

Susan Sontag (via blue-voids)

What I love most about Dutch floral design is the aspect of memento mori.

(via sariady)

(Source: museoleum)

pitchfork:

Jack White’s new solo album Lazaretto is out June 10—listen to an instrumental track from it called "High Ball Stepper".

pitchfork:

Jack White’s new solo album Lazaretto is out June 10—listen to an instrumental track from it called "High Ball Stepper".