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The self(ie) and the other: Portraiture

A curated international photography exhibition

January 16 – February 8, 2020, Main gallery                                           newsletter

Brothers II.
Sil and Chris classic pose
Carlos, Cuernavaca
Slippage continues
Don’t take sides
Alter Ego No. 15
Different sides of a soul No. 1
Diversity (Juweled)
Bedepuszta people No. 2: Tibi
The Voyageur
Outubro No. 2
Pinhole selfie
Self-portrait No. 3
Street Fashion
Madárka / Birdy
Black No. 3
Mademoiselle Chrysa
Woman Cubed
Still Out Here
Easy Summer Days
Philly Style: Lucky
Amerys the Empress
lat. copiare
Marina and her self(ies) No. 12
Phenomenal Woman No. 1
Street Portrait No. 1

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Portraiture emerged as one of the most prominent genres of depictive media early in the history of the visual arts, and the tacit or explicit rules, conventions and cultural expectations have always influenced the ways by which artists approached the genre. Photography is no exception; numerous different and characteristic styles of portraiture emerged throughout the history of the medium. Today we live in an exciting new era for portraiture. There has never been a time in human history when so many portraits and self-portraits were produced day after day as in the era of digital technologies. Photographers have responded to the cultural, social and technological changes by reinterpreting the age-old genre of portraiture, and it is always an exciting and rewarding task to organize an exhibition for some of the recent achievements in the field.

Juror's choice

Marian Rubin: Solitaire

Honourable mentions

Zoltán Dragon: Brothers II.

Mars Gomes: Sil and Chris classic pose

Laura MalaterraLook at me: self-portrait in my bed No. 3

Exhibiting photographers

Robert Atwater (USA), Bruce Berkow (New York, NY, USA), Chris Byrnes (Newcastle, NSW, Australia), Catherine Caddigan (Randolph, MA, USA), Loredana Celano (Milan, Italy), Diana Cheren Nygren (Brookline, MA, USA), Elisa Clementelli (Rome, Italy), Alice de Kruijs (Arnhem, Netherlands), Martijn de Vries (Kisbarkány, Hungary), Mark A. Dierker (Dubuque, IA, USA), Zoltán Dragon (Budapest, Hungary), Rodolfo Gil (Lisbon, Portugal), András Gime Gimesi (Budapest, Hungary), Nadide Goksun (Scarsdale, NY, USA), Mars Gomes (London, UK), Claudia Grande (Leipzig, Germany), Erika György (Budapest, Hungary), Kip Harris (Indian Harbour, Nova Scotia, Canada), Zsolt Hegyi (Budapest, Hungary), Sabrina Komár (Budapest, Hungary), Stefanie Lebowski (Paris, France), Mady Lykeridou (Milos Cyclades, Greece), Laura Malaterra (Genova, Italy), Rose Materdomini (New York, NY, USA), MacKenzie Mercurio (Lacoste, France), Maja Momirov (Novi Sad, Serbia), Victoria Nguyen (Houston, TX, USA), Léna Piani (Ajaccio, France), Brent Reaney (Houston, TX, USA), Daniel Roa (New York, NY, USA), Marian Rubin (Montclair, NJ, USA), Claudia Ungersbäck (Vienna, Austria), Ioana Vrabie (Ibiza, Spain), Roza Vulf (Rome, Italy), Georg Worecki (Daleiden, Germany)

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