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Dance Artist Portraits in my Natural Light Studio at Jacob's Pillow

Christopher Duggan | Posted 04.06.2013 | Arts
Christopher Duggan

Kassandra Cruz and Alonso Guzman I had been dreaming for a few seasons about making portraits of the incredible dancers, choreographers and artists ...

Another Royal Portrait Scandal

Terry Ward | Posted 03.31.2013 | Arts
Terry Ward

The recent kerfluffle over the official painting of Kate Middleton isn't the first portrait-related royal ruckus. After a long-disliked picture of Queen Elizabeth II was criticized for being a weak likeness and for having distorted features, it will finally emerge from storage.

4 Breathtaking Photos That Will Change How You Think About Womanhood

Posted 01.22.2013 | OWN

By Laura Birek Rebecca Greenfield's "Coming of Age" photo series spotlights girls on the brink of womanhood. In the Arizona desert, the sun ...

Finding the Humanity in Dummies

Steven Rosen | Posted 03.12.2013 | Arts
Steven Rosen

As a successful photographer and music video director for several decades, Matthew Rolston has worked with the nation's top -- and most attractive -- entertainers

FACE TIME: At Paris Photo 2012, Portraits Old and New Stood Out (VIDEO)

Michael Kurcfeld | Posted 02.04.2013 | Arts
Michael Kurcfeld

It would have been enough to offer -- under the soaring Belle Epoque steel-and-glass canopy of the Grand Palais -- the feast of images brought together by the world's top photography galleries.


Caitlin Crosby | Posted 11.15.2012 | Good News
Caitlin Crosby

Taking time out to really see someone, and help them see themselves tangibly in a photo communicates volumes: it speaks hope, it speaks value, it restores dignity to people who have had it stripped from them any number of ways.

Would You Recognize Yourself With A Perfectly Symmetrical Face?

Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 10.10.2012 | Arts

From flowers to architecture, it is oft been said that there is pleasing beauty in symmetrical design. Research has also shown that when it comes t...

Senators As Working People: A Photography Installation by Bonnie Englebardt Lautenberg

Lily Rattok | Posted 12.03.2012 | Arts
Lily Rattok

The power of political portraiture has made it an invaluable tool. Yet, in order to transpose these images, commonly used for propaganda, into the realm of art, one has to redefine its purpose.

Drag Artists Re-Enact Cindy Sherman Portraits

The Huffington Post | Hallie Sekoff | Posted 09.05.2012 | Arts

Cindy Sherman is renowned for her uncanny portraits, within which she inhabits a range of characters and pictorial styles. It may then be no surprise ...

This Artist Wants To Zombify Your Personal Photos

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 08.21.2012 | Small Business

Your wedding photo could use a bit more blood and guts. Or so thinks zombie-loving artist Rob Sacchetto. Sacchetto is the man behind ZombiePortrait...

LOOK: Mesmerizing Photos Simultaneously Capture Two Sides Of Drag Queens

The Huffington Post | Kevin Burra | Posted 08.07.2012 | Gay Voices

In his Half-Drag series, New York photographer Leland Bobbé captures the two sides of the city's drag queens -- the extravagantly made-up drag divas ...

An Invitation To Paint My Portrait

Malcolm Boyd | Posted 09.26.2012 | Religion
Malcolm Boyd

During my drive to his house I had gone through a "Cowardly Lion" phase: What exactly would the portrait show? I felt extremely vulnerable and clueless concerning the final result.

Mallika Rao

The Artist You May Know From The Doctor's Office | Mallika Rao | Posted 07.24.2012 | Home

Roberto Parada is a contradiction in terms. A freelance magazine illustrator with clients of various political stripes and subscription numbers (from ...

F. Scott Hess Paints A Portrait (PHOTOS)

John Seed | Posted 05.05.2013 | Arts
John Seed


Men and the Divine Feminine

Lisa Levart | Posted 08.19.2012 | Arts
Lisa Levart

In our contemporary, violent world of environmental disasters and human rights violations, shouldn't there be more opportunities for men to cultivate, honor and embrace the divine feminine

'888 Portraits In Taiwan' Captures The Spirit Of Its People

Posted 06.05.2012 | Arts

Pablo Picasso once asked: "What is a face, really? Its own photo? ... Doesn't everyone look at himself in his own particular way?" While today photogr...

Studs, Pigs and Dogs: Renaissance Portraits at the Met

Daniel Maidman | Posted 05.15.2012 | Arts
Daniel Maidman

2012-05-15-201205091.jpgAll commissioned portraits testify to the wealth of their subjects. But Niccolò's portrait speaks more clearly than most. Straining my ear, I thought I heard him whispering across the centuries.

A Motley Crew

Posted 05.04.2012 | Arts

With an art career spanning from 1920 to the 1980s, Alice Neel painted family, poets, singers, bohemians, strangers and celebrities. She famously stuc...

Kehinde Wiley On the World Stage: A Conversation With the Artist

Kisa Lala | Posted 04.05.2013 | Arts
Kisa Lala

By Kiša Lala Kehinde Wiley's Benediter Brkou (The World Stage: Israel), 2011, oil and gold and silver enamel on canvas. Private Collection. ©...

Celebrity Photographer Uli Weber's Portraits Come to New York

Kirsten Chilstrom | Posted 06.02.2012 | New York
Kirsten Chilstrom

Until April 14, the Ten 43 gallery in Manhattan is featuring the work of acclaimed European photographer Uli Weber, concentrating on his signature creative portraiture.

Kehinde Wiley's Take On Israeli Youth

Posted 03.05.2012 | Arts

Kehinde Wiley's paintings challenge our conventional views of portraiture by featuring black men in a mix of regal and street poses, using the brighte...

Alec Soth: Escape Artist

Catherine Despont | Posted 05.02.2012 | Arts
Catherine Despont

If there is something lonely and frightening in these images, there is also something dream-like and remembered -- something fed by our own fantasies -- the desire for freedom and safety, the desire to provide for oneself.

American Beauties: Portraits Of 100 Women

Posted 03.01.2012 | Arts

Georgia O’Keefe once wrote to Mabel Dodge Luhan, “I feel there is something unexplored about women that only a woman can explore.” With this in ...

The True Tale Behind Gustav Klimt's Masterpiece

AP | By JONATHAN LOPEZ | Posted 04.09.2012 | Arts

-- "The Lady in Gold: The Extraordinary Tale of Gustav Klimt's Masterpiece, `Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer'" (Knopf), by Anne-Marie O'Connor: In 1907...

Portraits Of Latino Day Laborers Stir Controversy

Posted 03.27.2012 | Arts

There is something bourgeois, even aristocratic about sitting for a portrait, engaged in the labor of sitting still. That contributes to the unexpecte...