Intimate portraits of performers.
The mask as multiple levels of embodiment.
The portrait photographer on how he captures the spirit and power of a writer’s work.
Identities, self-portraits, and fiction.
Reimagining the human body.
The artist talks about claiming noble lineages through hybridized portrait paintings.
Building a possible portrait of Chelsea Manning from DNA.
“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
A collaboration between B. Ingrid Olson and Kate Zambreno.
Embracing divine identity through photographic portraiture.
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.
Photographer Peter Funch’s new book, 42nd and Vanderbilt, is a clever meditation on the commute, but more specifically, it’s a tightly designed experiment about routine.
“We never thought, ‘We have to give them dignity.’ We thought we have to give them empathy.”
Embracing boredom and creative constraints, Katchadourian tells of in-flight artwork and other conceptual projects.
Old iconography in a new France
In the spring of 2015, An-My Lê was invited by film director Gary Ross to photograph on the set of Free State of Jones, his period war film inspired by the life of Newton Knight, a Mississippi farmer and Southern Unionist who led an armed revolt against the Confederacy in 1864.
Humor, commerce, and family play big roles in Ethridge’s conceptual photography.