• Photography's vaunted capture of a moment in time is the seizure and freezing of presence. It is the image of simultaneity, of the way that everything within a given space at a given moment is present to everything else; it is a declaration of the seamless integrity of the real.

    Rosalind E. Krauss (1986). “The Originality of the Avant-garde and Other Modernist Myths”, p.107, MIT Press