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Portrait of Victoria

Robert Stivers
2016
Gelatin Silver Print
20 x 16 inches










Mystery of Darkness
Robert Stivers

From Thomas De Quincy, Confessions of an English Opium Eater

'The machinery for dreaming planted in the human brain was not planted for nothing. That faculty, in alliance with the 'mystery of darkness' is the one great tube through which man communicates with the shadowy. And the dreaming organ, in connection with the heart, the eye and the ear, compose the magnificent apparatus which forces the infinite into the chambers of the human brain, and throws dark reflections from eternities below all life upon the mirrors of that mysterious camera obscura - the human mind.'



Review: Robert Stivers | Mystery of Darkness



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