"You don’t have a soul. You are a soul. You have a body."
C. S. Lewis
Brassaï - Autoportrait, Boulevard Saint-Jacques, Paris 14ème, 1932.
An Oxford student flipping through a book on sale. England, 1950
Dancers of the Paris Opéra photographed in the Foyer de la Danse of the Palais Garnier, c. 1954
South Korea, 1987
A mother clings to a riot policeman’s shield at a polling station. Her son was one of thousands of demonstrators arrested because they tried to prove that the presidential election on December 15, which was won by the government candidate, had been rigged.
During the German Invasion of Poland, two young Polish boys in Warsaw read a Polish edition of a Mickey Mouse Sunday colored supplement amidst the ruins. September 1939.
[Rothko exhibit at the Whitechapel Gallery, 1961; photo by Sandra Lousada]