In 2009, the French photographer Thomas Sauvin discovered a trove of discarded negatives in a recycling plant on the edge of Beijing. He shared some of the intriguing, anonymous images—which resulted in his archival series Beijing Silvermine—on our photo department’s Instagram feed last week.
“That afternoon I came to understand that one of the deepest purposes of intellectual sophistication is to provide distance between us and our most disturbing personal truths and gnawing fears.”
― Richard Russo, Straight Man
drake in the anaconda video and van gogh’s ‘at eternity’s gate’
I want all that stupid old shit.
Portland Museum of Art || Photo by Emily M
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