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SALLY MANN

September 24, 2010

I read Sally Mann’s essay on Joerg Colberg’s blog Conscientious about her new series Proud Flesh.The images are beautiful, her words are beautiful. Read it- Sally Mann: Proud Flesh

“I can think of numberless males, from Bonnard to Callahan, who have photographed their lovers and spouses, but I am having trouble finding parallel examples among my sister photographers. The act of looking appraisingly at a man, making eye contact on the street, asking to photograph him, studying his body, has always been a brazen venture for a woman, though, for a man, these acts are commonplace, even expected.”
-Sally Mann

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