This hauntingly intimate book struck me as an exploration of the
ignored beauty that lies in the most well-lit corners of reality
... Diving for Pearls translates as a tender hug in the
midst of a thunderstorm.--James Linacre "Gayletter "
Goldin's more recent pictures focus on light and the beauty of it, she says, and often depict other works of art...in Diving for Pearls, a book released in the U.S. last October, she paired these with her portrait shots (both past and present), highlighting similarities in color and composition--a comparison that's surprising, perhaps, to the viewer but not so to Goldin, who views her subjects with a reverent, nonjudgmental eye, even when exposing their imperfections.--Molly Langmuir "Elle Magazine "