i'm currently teaching a class that's been brewing in my head for quite some time now.  it brings together several of my favorite topics - photography, art and history. it's tracing art movements through photographic history. i am once again humbly reminded of the amazing artist/photographers who have come before us. i'd like to share a few here...

"The mission of photography is to explain man to man and each to himself. And that is the most complicated thing on earth."
                           - Edward Steichen

Edward Steichen.1905. from the Pictorialist movement.