His energy and artistry were so extraordinary you almost begin to wonder if he did not bend the moment to his will. Which, in a way, he did. I wonder if he knew how wonderful that was, how profound. I hope he knew.Paul Graham at the Garry Winogrand retrospective (via greatleapsideways)
All the hardest, coldest people you meet,Iain S. Thomas (via safeguards)
were once as soft as water.
And that’s the tragedy of living.
Mickey pulls us close to his subjects to contemplate their rich material history, offering an intimate and yet expansive position. An archaeological record: an assertion of what was, what is, and what we imagine will be.”
Darin Mickey lives and works in New York City. His work has been exhibited in both solo and group exhibitions throughout the U.S. and internationally. He is the author of Stuff I Gotta Remember Not to Forget, J&L Books. His images have appeared in The New York Times Magazine, The Washington Post Magazine, I.D., Foam, and Doubletake among others. Darin also teaches photography at The Cooper Union and The International Center of Photography.
May 12, 1958: A contact sheet from a photo shoot at the Bronx Zoo for which an emperor penguin named Jill was the star, occasioning the addition of two duck-billed platypuses, which called “attention to the many other outstanding specimens” at the zoo. “The emperors are hand-fed — five pounds of mackerel a day,” her keeper, Chappie Solanto, told the Times magazine. “The public thinks they look like old men. And people are surprised at their fatness and that they don’t go into the water like other penguins here.” Photo: Sam Falk/The New York Times
Watching the World Cup finale at a German Social Club.