Jean Mohr

  • Janna S.has quotedlast year
    Every revolutionary protest is also a project against people being the objects of history.
  • Ann Latukhovahas quotedlast year
    Why is it that what is useful is always so ugly?
  • Janna S.has quotedlast year
    Today, when things are changing politically and it seems possible for man to change his fate, such people are becoming aware of the differences between different countries.
  • Janna S.has quotedlast year
    The space for this construction is, as it were, cleared by his rejection of what he did not choose to photograph.
  • Janna S.has quotedlast year
    Personal psychology replaces philosophy as an explanation of the world.
  • Janna S.has quotedlast year
    What sustained them all as practices was the belief that observable quantifiable facts, recorded by scientists and experts, would one day offer man such a total knowledge about nature and society that he would be able to order them both.
  • Janna S.has quotedlast year
    What was achieved was unprecedented scientific and technical progress and, eventually, the subordination of all other values to those of a world market which treats everything, including people and their labour and their lives and their deaths, as a commodity.
  • Janna S.has quotedlast year
    All subjectivity is treated as private, and the only (false) form of it which is socially allowed is that of the individual consumer’s dream.
  • mrkartofel04227has quoted2 years ago
    Appearances were reduced to contingency, whose meaning was purely personal.
    The development may help to explain the fitfulness and erratic history of nineteenth-century and twentieth-century visual art. For the first time ever, visual art was severed from the belief that it was in the very nature of appearances to be meaningful.
  • mrkartofel04227has quoted2 years ago
    A photograph is simpler than most memories, its range more limited. Yet with the invention of photography we acquired a new means of expression more closely associated with memory than any other. The Muse of photography is not one of Memory’s daughters, but Memory herself.
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