[...] In her desperate determination she leaped clear of the setbacks and hit a United Nations limousine parked at the curb. Across the street photography student Robert Wiles heard an explosive crash. Just four minutes after Evelyn McHale’s death Wiles got this picture of death’s violence and its composure.
A great piece of photography. I hear that Warhol made screen prints from it. He must have spoiled the picture. It is perfect as it is.
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