Friday, August 17, 2018

Lost no longer, we hope …

… The Lost World of Weegee | commentary. (Hat tip, dave Lull.)

What set Weegee apart from his competitors was the sureness of his untutored eye, as well as the humane yet unsentimental way in which he portrayed his subjects. Coarse and vulgar in manner, he was nonetheless acutely sensitive to the pathos of the working-class world into which he had been born. 

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