Rolling Stone and Sean Murphy: Looking for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s True Face : The New Yorker

Glamour is in the eye of the viewer. Context, as many have argued this week, does indeed matter—but context is an encompassing thing, bringing subject, photographer, publisher, and viewer into a shared and messy space.

…None of these images are dangerous in any clear or sure way—they are simply different pictures of the same person, part of a growing visual record of a moment in history.

via Rolling Stone and Sean Murphy: Looking for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's True Face : The New Yorker.