What Really Happened:
Barthes’s Winter Garden / Boltanski’s Archives
published in Artes, 2 (1995): 110-25. Rpt. in slightly different form in Writing the Image After Roland Barthes, ed. Jean-Michel Rabaté, U of Penn Press,1997), pp. 32-58.
I begin with two photographs, both of them family snapshots of what are evidently a young mother and her little boy in a country setting (figures 1 and 2). Neither […]