Portraiture

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Community Engagement: Joy Labinjo Interviewed by Rianna Jade Parker
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Painting as storytelling.

Character Studies: Whitney Hubbs Interviewed by Kim Beil
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Investigating the photographic portrait.

An Unavoidable Gaze: Amy Sherald: “the heart of the matter…” Reviewed by Re’al Christian
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Portraits that capture the everyday.

The Space of Intimacy: Daniel Wiener Interviewed by Fawn Krieger
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Painting and sculpting faces.

From the White House to Studio 54: Bob Colacello Interviewed by Jane Ursula Harris
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Photographing Andy Warhol’s celebrity circle.

Making Interiority Visible: Dawoud Bey Interviewed by Louis Bury
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A new series of photographs tracks the Underground Railroad.

One Piece: Kiki Smith by Nina Subin
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The artist talks about portraits stopping time.

One Piece: Dead King 16 [10th Century Irish Lord] by Kate Glasheen
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The artist talks about depicting imagined and real historical figures.

Two-Way Gaze: Devan Shimoyama’s Cry, Baby by Jessica Lanay
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Radically imagined safe spaces for black queerness.

Studio Visit: Maria Baranova by Alexandra Nicolaides
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Intimate portraits of performers. 

Diasporic Notions: Lyle Ashton Harris Interviewed by Katy Diamond Hamer
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The mask as multiple levels of embodiment.

To Celebrate What’s Wonderful: Beowulf Sheehan Interviewed by Maria Dahvana Headley
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The portrait photographer on how he captures the spirit and power of a writer’s work.

Gender Dysphoria: Laurence Philomene Interviewed by Clara Lou
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Identities, self-portraits, and fiction.

Surface Information: Lucy Kim Interviewed by Leeza Meksin
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Reimagining the human body.

One Piece: Celestial Pose by David Shrobe
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The artist talks about claiming noble lineages through hybridized portrait paintings. 

Privacy and Visibility: Heather Dewey-Hagborg Interviewed by Amelia Rina
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Building a possible portrait of Chelsea Manning from DNA.

Sending Out the Signal: Swoon Interviewed by Katie Peyton
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“I take myself, my drawings, and this little bundle of creative forces that is me, and I try to make a chemical reaction with the world.”—Swoon

Introductions by Kate Zambreno
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A collaboration between B. Ingrid Olson and Kate Zambreno.

Portfolio by Eva Woolridge
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Embracing divine identity through photographic portraiture.

Celeste Dupuy-Spencer by Katherine Cooper​
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A painter talks about portraits as love letters, the poetry of country music, addiction and compulsion, drawing out painful archetypes, and finding both resentment and dignity in daily life.

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