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“Every Photo an Arcadia”

Every photograph should be, in a sense, a picture of Arcadia – “an area of central Greece whose inhabitants legendarily enjoyed their music and dancing undisturbed by war and toil … [where there was] age-old rapport between people and deities – ‘the spirits of the place.’”[1]

I am asked to take photos of Moscow, of its crowded, confused – disturbed – streets. And for every one I seek Arcadia.

[1]    Nigel Spivey, How Art Made the World. New York: Basic Books, 2005, p. 135.

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