Portrait of looks and portraits of actors
“We did not dare, at the beginning of photography, look too long people’s faces fixed on the plate. It was believed that these faces were themselves able to see us”
“The moment of fuzzy photograph is identifiable … no other. It is that of a tragic vacillation between finitude and transfigured eternity. Fuzzy photography speaks less of the past than the future. She opens the image to the size of the myth. ”
This reflection of the analyst and critic Serge Tisseron applies perfectly to the “looks of Portraits” shake Jean-Robert Franco.