Beautiful things: paintings, books, sculptures, photographs, artistic finds.
The shop window is both a display and a mirror. Reflections of a street scene and in-window composition of assorted detritus feel similar to Walker Evan’s Secondhand Shop Window.
Perhaps it was once a luxurious lure of passersby like Atget’s image below, but now it stands remote.
Hairdresser’s Shop Window, boulevard de Strasbourg, 1912, Eugene Atget. J. Paul Getty Museum.