The Big Bend area has always been one of the most alluring places in the South. On one highway, a trio of towns-Marfa, Alpine, and Marathon-show that untamed geography stirs an inspiring spirit.
This brief moment with James is telling. The photographer’s eyes drift off. His Evans Gallery in Marathon holds his photographs as well as the works of other artists, including Michael Berman of New Mexico. They carry countless memories of the Big Bend and the American southwest, unspoken things that act as muse and healer both.
photographs by Michael Berman