Antonio Ysursa

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"I have found tangible evidence that within this life’s sweet tedium reside certain truths: that nothing attains maximum beauty until touched with decay, that the vulgar and miraculous can be one." -Sally Mann

"You didn’t care: so I went on and on — dancing alone, and, no matter what happens, I still know in my heart that it is a Godless, dirty game; that love is bitter and all there is, and that the rest is for the emotional beggars of the earth and is about the equivalent of people who stimulate themselves with dirty post-cards –"

- Zelda Fitzgerald in a letter to Scott -

(Is this devastating or what?)


Before the Picture, 1987


OMG WHERE WAS THIS FOUND?!??  DYING RIGHT NOW.

Before the Picture, 1987

OMG WHERE WAS THIS FOUND?!?? DYING RIGHT NOW.

(Source: fansofsallymann)

Board Games. 2011. 
© Antonio Ysursa

Board Games. 2011.
© Antonio Ysursa

For me, serious photography has grown so boring and humourless," he says. "All these photographers with large-format cameras making big landscapes with a power plant in the background and everything so beautiful and perfect. That is something I really hate. What I am looking for is ordinary photographs that tell a a bigger story.

Erik Kessels (via photographsonthebrain)

THANK YOU!!!! MY POINT EXACTLY.

(via photographsonthebrain)

For some reason this makes me think of Flannery O’Connor. It seems like something she’d write.

For some reason this makes me think of Flannery O’Connor. It seems like something she’d write.

(Source: gardenpartea, via philipellis)