12 August 2013
Memory of a Modern Idea
In the well-known picture “Candy Cigarette” by Sally Mann, the cloudy gaze of a girl is captured in a moment of time. The black and white photo gives off an eerie familiarity that reminds the viewer of a distant memory. The picture offers a clear vision of a girl but also an abstract idea of children in general. This is an interesting piece of art mainly because its purpose was to convey a message, it was not just art for the sake of art, it was meant to invoke profound insight through imagery. Through the camera of Sally Ma...