08 Mar

“I had thought I could stave off loss through photographing. But the pictures show me how much I’ve lost.”  

Nan Goldin, photographer, USA
born 1953, Washington D.C.  [1] [2]


Holly, 1997-2015


Holly – photograph by Sabrina Caldwell 2 July 2006; other than re-sizing for webuse, photo has not been altered in any way.


[1] Quote by Nan Goldin from The Ballad (1996) in Afterward to reissued book version as reported by Sheryl Garratt, The Dark Room, The Observer, Sunday 6 January 2002 Accessed 8 March 2015
[2] Nan Goldin Biography. Artnet. Accessed 8 March 2015

Nan Goldin quote


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2 responses to “Nan Goldin quote

  1. barbarawbleecker

    March 9, 2015 at 3:20 am

    I think that I can feel your loss. You will treasure this photo as long as you live. Love, Dad

    • sabrinacaldwell

      March 9, 2015 at 9:40 am

      Thanks Dad for your thoughtful comment. It means a lot to us. Love you, Sabrina


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