“Tom Waits. Austin Opry House 1977. Tom Waits’ tour of Fall 1977 was a classic in many ways. He had a lighting /staging concept that was stark and elemental, accentuating his rough, stark poetry/ songs…perfect for my style of photography…all abstract and pure form…exactly what I love to shoot. So, I made the most of the opportunity and created one of my favorite performance portraits…” — Photo © copyright 1977 Scott Newton


“New York is all about finding your own city within a city.”

Sadie Stein on the high stakes of loneliness.


He cast furtive side glances at his visitor.

A. Foa (?), from La petite arlésienne (The little woman from Arles) vol. 2, by Maxime Valoris, Paris, 1895.

(Source: archive.org)


(c) Julia Borissova


this is my favorite comic of all the comics to ever be comics

(Source: mrlovenstein)


Photograph by Jeanloup Sieff (1933-2000)

Lovelovelovelove this….


A Palestinian priest teaching Christian children the Holy Bible in Kafr Bir’im, northern Palestine in 1930.


Lutz Bacher, Appropriated Celestial Photographs, (2012)