Snapshot: Who is this man and why is he visiting Ellen Auerbach in 1957?
This photograph will be displayed at the Israel Museum as part of the exhibition, 'Displaced Visions: Émigré Photographers of the 20th Century.'
is photograph is a station on a journey: the journey of the woman who took the man’s picture and of the smiling man who is about to go up to her apartment to visit her. It’s a lovely photograph, suffused with a cinematic quality. You can almost hear jazz bursting from the frame as a soundtrack to the scene of the rain, the water washing the street, the white car in the background and the objects left in it by its...
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