Pearls from artists* # 376October 30, 2019
* an ongoing series of quotations – mostly from artists, to artists – that offers wisdom, inspiration, and advice for the sometimes lonely road we are on.
In the cemetery all the vultures began to circle, and the sky filled with birds. It was then that I began my series on birds – many of my bird photos came from this moment. All this to say that in life everything is connected: your pain and your imagination, which perhaps can help you forget reality. It’s a way of showing how you connect what you live with what you dream, and what you dream with what you do, and this is what remains on paper.
Graciela Iturbide in Eyes to Fly With: Portraits, Self-Portraits, and Other Photographs
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