“All the technique in the world doesn’t compensate for the inability to notice.”

— Elliott Erwitt, photographer. Art Quotes Art.


Two paintings by Goya. At the Prado Museum in Madrid, Spain. Goya painted a nude version and a clothed version. How many would notice this social interaction — a completely different audience for each painting of the exact same woman and same pose? Erwitt did I guess by…. noticing.

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