“Their questions made me too aware of a thousand certainties I never possessed: sound visual training, perseverance, hard work in the darkroom, thousands of great, technically perfect photographs spanning a lifetime. That’s what Americans admire. Of the 25,000 negatives I shot (another fact I concealed), the few hundred pictures I call good are a drop in the bucket.”
Lisette Model (Diane Arbus’ teacher) , being interviewed about being interviewed, Eugenia Parry: “Shooting off my mouth – Spitting into the mirror” ed. Steidl ©2009 Göttingen, Germany.