Wednesday, 3 February 2016

Weegee: A Night At The Opera

Arthur Fellig, known as Weegee for his uncanny ability to beat the police to a crime scene, took this picture on the opening night at New York's Metropolitan Opera. The encounter between the society women and the snarling drunk on the right feels like a stroke of luck. In fact, Weegee's assistant had picked up one of the regulars at a local bar, plied her with cheap wine and, on Weegee's signal, sent her lurching into the frame.

Daily Telegraph: Viewfinder: the most inspiring and surprising images you'll see this week

So they're not drag queens, then?

Something that Weegee was noted for...

1 comment:

  1. I am deeply confused by this entire thing, what am I looking at even :/