Portraits Without Faces
A curated international photography exhibition
September 23 – October 16, 2021 newsletter
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Portraiture emerged as one of the most prominent genres of depictive media early in the history of the visual arts; tacit or explicit rules, conventions and cultural expectations have always influenced the ways in which artists approached the genre. Photography is no exception. Numerous different and characteristic styles of portraiture emerged throughout the history of the medium. We usually assume that faces are necessary components of portraiture; we may, however, learn just as much about the character, the personality of a person by looking at images that depict other parts of their bodies, show us the objects or places associated with them. Not focusing on the face may open up a new dimension of interpretation. Our Portraits Without Faces exhibition is dedicated to this challenging divergence from the more conventional approaches to the genre.
Luca Chiaventi: Dancer No. 1
Jeff Larason: West Street, Boston
Megumi Otsuka: Girls in Ibiza
Eddy Verloes: Yellow fish
Kanat Akar (Ankara, Turkey), Mildred Alpern (New York, NY, USA), Eszter Asszonyi (Budapest, Hungary), Steven Dwayne Bryk (Montreal, Quebec, Canada), Brian Cann (Waldenbuch, Germany), Tommaso Carrara (London, UK), Luca Chiaventi (Rome, Italy), Patricia Houghton Clarke (Carpinteria, CA, USA), Hadley K Conner (Cleveland, OH, USA), Dorie Dahlberg (Long Branch, NJ, USA), Deb A. Davis (Toledo, OH, USA), Brett Leigh Dicks (Fremantle, Australia), László Gálos (Ammerzoden, Netherlands), Daniel Gerse (Budapest, Hungary), Lara Gilks (Wellington, New Zealand), Nadide Goksun (WhitePlains, NY, USA), Michael Goldrei (Vienna, Austria), Cynthia Isakson (Houston, TX, USA), Robert S Johnson (New York, NY, USA), John Kosmer (Fly Creek, NY, USA), Jeff Larason (Boston, MA, USA), Stefanie Lebowski (Paris, France), Joe LeGrand (St. Petersburg, FL, USA), Anna Lerner (London, UK), Aqua Lin (Taipei, Taiwan), Angela Lucari (Rome, Italy), Lisea Lyons (St. Petersburg, FL, USA), Sarah Malakoff (Roslindale, MA, USA), marcellus (Roosendaal, Netherlands), Tomislav Marcijuš (Osijek, Croatia), Heather C Markham (Sun Lakes, AZ, USA), Maria Alejandra Mata (Boston, MA, USA), Dan McCormack (Accord, NY, USA), Ruby McShane (Portland, OR, USA), Edward Nurton (Berlin, Germany), Lori Ordover (Santa Monica, CA, USA), Megumi Otsuka (Tokyo, Japan), Léna Piani (Ajaccio, France), Anelyn Radulescu (Bucharest, Romania), Rpnunyez (Murcia, Spain), Carl Shubs (Los Angeles, CA, USA), Fabio Sozza (Brescia, Italy), Marcy St. Laurent (Castle Rock, CO, USA), Ray Stephenson (Sherborn, MA, USA), Zsolt Székelyhidi (Budapest, Hungary), Eddy Verloes (Boutersem, Belgium), Rachel Wolf (Portland, OR, USA), Eiji Yamamoto (Saarbruecken, Germany)
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