AUGUST STRINDBERG
[1849 – 1912] Swedish writer, painter and amateur photographer

 
In all eras, the modern is the way of creating that which is best able to grasp its own time. - August Strindberg
"ART NOIR - Camera work by Edvard Munch, Akseli Gallen-Kallela, Hugo Simberg, August Strindberg" (exhibition catalogue), Gallen-Kallelan Museo, Espoo, Musta Taide, Helsinki p. 34
I don't care about my looks but I wish people will see my soul and it appears more clearly in these photographs than in others. - August Strindberg
said about a series of self-portraits.