Susan Sontag (1933 - 2004)

Peter Hujar, Susan Sontag, 1975

Peter Hujar, Susan Sontag, 1975

Susan Sontag’s essays, along with those of Roland Barthes, Siegfried Kracauer, and André Bazin, are a cornerstone of my critical understanding of photography. Her insights not only opened new and interesting questions but did so with a fresh perspective and infectious energy.

I’ve archived her NYT obituary here.