Friday, February 26, 2016

Picture The Decade

Two photographs that shared the same envelope - foundlings of the imagination, children of an eBay auction. They have decades of the twentieth century indelibly stamped on them : the first flat capped nineteen fifties, the second, cocktail dress sixties. In each case the eye is instantly drawn to one face. For me, in both cases, it is the odd one out: the woman behind the cabin, the man sat at the bar.

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