Roman Vishniac’s Symptom: A Fish Outside Meaning

By | November 3rd, 2021|LRO 317|

In a recently published book, in Hebrew, called Criss Cross - Psychoanalysis, Art and Culture [1], one chapter, written by Rony Alfandary and titled Vishniac the Lone Photograph, was devoted to the Russian-American photographer Roman Vishniac (Wischniak, 1990-1887) [2, 3]. The author highlights and interprets the sharp shift Vishniac had made from photographing human figures [...]