Herbert Behrens, Kralingen festival, The Netherlands, 1970
German photographers Walter Schels and Beate Lakotta take extraordinary before-and-after-death photos of people. The photos are marvelous and wrenching, the difference between flesh animated and the empty vessel gigantic and unmistakable, even when the before-death shot is of someone terribly ill.
See all the portraits here
.. the last flecks of control.”
“letting go of..
me by Splice Pictures
and when my floor music would playit sounded like Russian Love Torn
Roman Vishniac, A Town Square, Kazimierz, Cracow, Poland, 1936
Brigitte Bardot visiting the British Museum in London, 1955.
The Silence (Tystnaden) by Ingmar Bergman, 1963