Long live the mystic loners. Among them, Emily Dickinson and Henry Dargertwo death-obsessed American homebodies, reclusive geniuses whose work was discovered posthumously. One wrote a "letter to the world"1775 poemsfrom her bedroom in Amherst, Massachusetts. The other summoned a universe from his room in Chicago. Both were conjurers. The former of an inexhaustibly complex world of inner emotions. The latter of a visionary realm torn apart by... More >>>
By photo: Robin Holland
The sex may be repressed, but a luxurious eroticism prevails: a detail from one of Dargers two-sided panoramas.