The Masks We Wear

Saul Steinberg’s Mask series in the Foam Magazine by Inge Morath 1962 1

“Slap a mask on a drunk and you’re going to have trouble. It’s like having a live reenactment of anonymous forum comments.”
-Randy K. Milholland

Saul Steinberg’s Mask series in the Foam Magazine by Inge Morath 1962 4

“Sometimes people carry to such perfection the mask they have assumed that in due course they actually become the person they seem.”
-W. Somerset Maugham

Saul Steinberg’s Mask series in the Foam Magazine by Inge Morath 1962 12

“Now what else is the whole life of mortals but a sort of comedy, in which the various actors, disguised by various costumes and masks, walk on and play each one his part, until the manager waves them off the stage?”
-Erasmus

Saul Steinberg’s Mask series in the Foam Magazine by Inge Morath 1962 13

“We are continually faced with a series of great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insoluble problems.”
-John W. Gardner

Via the Mask Series with Saul Steinberg photographed by Inge Morath.
Quotations via The Quotations Page.

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