Unfulfilled

White Chair (black and white photograph)
White Chair (black and white photograph) by Paul Politis (2021)
White Chair (black and white photograph)
White Chair

“The task of art is to transform what is continuously happening to us, to transform all of these things into symbols, into music, into something which can last in man’s memory. That is our duty. If we don’t fulfill it, we feel unhappy.”
― Jorge Luis Borges

Here, once again, are those diagonal shadows I always notice. This calls to mind a photo I took a few years ago:

Untitled (black and white photograph)
Untitled

And, since I’m dealing in empty chairs today:

Heart Chair (black and white photograph)
Heart Chair
Chair Shadows (black and white photograph)
Chair Shadows

An empty chair can only ever be understood as waiting.

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