Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Lax Gravesite Photo

Photo by James Sedwick
I'm not sure if the angel is part of the gravesite or not.  When I was there last year I did not notice the angel, but I've seen other photos of Lax's final resting place which include it.  It seems like it serendipitously is supposed to be there.

4 comments:

  1. the shadows look vaguely menacing

    i love photos of gravesites of talented odd fellows

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  2. it is the solstice, you know, Mr. Edwards. Shadows are in order.

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  3. I'm interested in the comment about the shadows: when I made the photograph, the shadow, winding over the graves, intrigued me, and I wanted it to be prominent, along with the angel. The shadow has a menacing feeling to me, too. I wanted to contrast that shadow, like a stormy surface of a body of water, with the inner calm river that Lax identifies in his poem.

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  4. Beth

    I have a couple of personal photos of Robert Lax at Louisville Kentucky attending the Merton-Maritain Symposium in 1980.

    Please send me your email so your readers can share them.

    jrrevenga@gmail.com

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