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Boris Carmi, 1914-2002 (1 images)

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Author Yoram Kaniuk, a friend of Carmi's, perhaps expressed the inner meaning of his work most succinctly. "Boris Carmi, the Russian who went to school in Germany and spoke German, became an Israeli before Israel itself came into existence. His grasp of Hebrew was not outstanding, but his photography is as Hebrew as it is possible to be. It has the rigid yet beautiful Hebrew grammar, which lacks any "true" form of present tense, for the present tense of photography lies in its...
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