Beautiful Picture(s): The Brown Sisters

Photographer Nicholas Nixon has been taking photographs of his wife, Bebe, and her sisters since 1975. A simple idea (and echoed in this year’s “Boyhood“), but the photos are mesmerizing and evocative. The latest, along with an essay by novelist Susan Minot, is on the Times site (and in this week’s magazine.)


Whatever else there is to say about the stages of life, Shakespeare’s insubstantial pageant, what you feel as you live through them is not what you expected.

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