Sunday, July 19, 2009

Still Reflecting

Why didn't I mention the German photo-grapher Ilse Bing, the "Queen of the Leica"? Surely she would be Harriet Rose's role model in Objects in Mirror Are Closer Than They Appear.

I love this Bing self-portrait, and have long thought it would be a great cover for a new edition of Objects. (Which is in the works, by the way.) Probably no marketing department would agree, however.


  1. I think is marvelous. And since we both know I am clueless about such things...exactly why would a marketing department nix this?

  2. It probably doesn't signal young and hip sufficiently.

  3. I love your blog, Katharine. The last two posts are right down my alley -- and how did I miss reading OBJECTS IN MIRROR ARE CLOSER THAN THEY APPEAR? It's going on my "to buy" list immediately.