“Opening Night,” Carter Goodrich’s cover for the new issue, depicts a curious scene familiar to anyone who has visited Chelsea on a Thursday night: gallery visitors who appear more interested in each other than they do in the art.
Delphine is a photography student, and Cosima is her favorite subject (an affinity that would seem more fitting if only Cosima weren’t a complete stranger).
Vemödalen: The frustration of photographic something amazing when thousands of identical photos already exist.
ten pm Thursday night, the gallery is nearly empty. A few of her closest, most
inebriated friends mill about the room, laughing drunkenly at each other to stave
off boredom. Their voices echo through the tiny room, filling the eaves with
flippant conversation. Jaw tightening, Delphine clutches her plastic cup of
Chablis tighter, turning towards the wall.