In his series of black-and-white images, Bad Weather (1980), English photographer Martin Parr captured some recognizably damp, gray scenes.
Kate Flint is Provost Professor of Art History and English at the University of Southern California, where she teaches 19th-century and early 20th-century cultural history. Flint has recently completed a book to be called “Flash! Photography, Writing, and Surprising Illumination,” and is currently bringing together old and new essays in the forthcoming “Sensing the Material World 1850–1930.”
Breaking Down Walls at the Havana Biennial
By Kate Flint
The Malecón, Havana’s five miles of curving, spray-soaked seawall and esplanade, is both magnificent and intimate. Since the early 20th century, it has been the site for evening promenades, a meeting ...