September 03, 2005

Objective versus Result

Almost all absurdity of conduct arises from the imitation of those whom we cannot resemble.
- Samuel Johnson

In the 1960's, a highly specific aspect of this idea was articulated by the influential photographer, Diane Arbus, as the "gap between intention and effect."

Shown: Young Man in Curlers (Diane Arbus, 1966)


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