The search of a city: moody, expressionistic, and enigmatic. Celebrating the simple beauty of everyday life. Using light and shadow, the intimate feeling and nostalgic tone of these images allude to a sense of timelessness and of days gone by.
Surrealists agonized in plain photographic fact an essential quality that had been excluded from prior theories of photographic realism. They saw that ordinary photographs, especially when uprooted from their practical functions, contain a wealth of unintended, unpredictable meanings.
“To me, photography is the simultaneous recognition, in a fraction of a second, of the significance of an event as well as a precise organization of forms which give that event it’s proper expression.” Galassi, Henri Cartier-Bresson, The Early Work.