portraiture

 
The abject are the subject
The abject are the subject
“We tend to interpret portraits as though we were reading something inherent in the person portrayed … We easily link the...
The Portfolio: Delwyn Verasamy
The Portfolio: Delwyn Verasamy
As most days as a photojournalist have now become, it was factory day. On these days I am a mercenary sent into the fields, armed to run around...
Beware the white gaze
Beware the white gaze
A woman stands before a bright turquoise wall. She clutches a sweet inside its wrapper, close to her chest. She is looking down, head tilted...
Black Portraitures III and the lessons of asserting Blackness
Black Portraitures III and the lessons of asserting Blackness
Of all the clearly discernible features of the recent Black Portraitures conference the sheer magnitude and presence of black voices in one place...
​Where does it hurt?
​Where does it hurt?
“All the womenin meare tired. – Nayyirah Waheed
[Video]Africans in America opens at Goodman Gallery
[Video]Africans in America opens at Goodman Gallery
Opening of In Context: Africans in America at Goodman Gallery Johannesburg, November 17 2016.
Mary Ellen Mark, champion of 'people on the edges', dies
Mary Ellen Mark, champion of 'people on the edges', dies
Mary Ellen Mark died on Monday at a New York hospital from myelodysplastic syndrome, a disease affecting bone marrow and blood, said her...
Portraits of isolated beauty in bustling Lagos
Portraits of isolated beauty in bustling Lagos
New Nigerian ­photographer Lakin Ogunbanwo follows in the footsteps of the renowned studio photographers who captured Africa's popular...
After Freud, the camera will rule supreme
After Freud, the camera will rule supreme
Imagine you run the National Portrait Gallery of Britain, the United States or Australia and, during an audit of the stores, panic at lacking an...

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