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"there are many photographs which are full of life but which are confusing and difficult to remember. it is the force of an image that matters." — brassaï
a monastic brothel, 1931
photo by brassaï, from what makes great photography: 80 masterpieces explained by val williams
THE SHINING SUN.
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