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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.

Peter Funch’s 42nd and Vanderbilt by Gideon Jacobs
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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.

Collective Enthusiasm: An Interview with Agnès Varda & JR by Gary M. Kramer
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“We never thought, ‘We have to give them dignity.’ We thought we have to give them empathy.”

Nina Katchadourian by Mónica de la Torre​
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Embracing boredom and creative constraints, Katchadourian tells of in-flight artwork and other conceptual projects.

Alessandra Sanguinetti’s Le Gendarme sur la Colline by Gideon Jacobs
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Old iconography in a new France

Wolfgang Tillmans’s 2017 by Orit Gat
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The smallest of details, writ large

Project by An-My Lê

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. 

Alice Neel’s Uptown by Zack Hatfield
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Portraits of Harlem before gentrification

Roe Ethridge by Tim Griffin
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Humor, commerce, and family play big roles in Ethridge’s conceptual photography.

Enacting Stillness by Kay Larson

From mindful Minimalism to inaction as activism.

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