He laughs at the younger, more naive version of himself, then he continues. "At the time, though, the list was important. It gave me confidence. It allowed me to think of the shows that I wanted to do. One of the myths of our success is that it is based on my contacts. This is not true. It's really been based on our work and effort."
As I leave the gallery, I take one look back through the windows at the photographs. They seem to float magically in the flood of light--the work of a master enchanter.