Figure / Figure

arleen whelan / robert henri – edna luise rainer / egon schiele – edith schiele seated sophia loren / gustav klimt – portrait of johanna staude gary cooper / gustave courbet – the desperate man (aka the man made by fear) marilyn monroe / john white alexander – june june…

Portrait / Portrait

i’ve been looking for a reason to do another one of these posts. truth is they’ve been featured on some of my favourite blogs lately, and i’ve received many kind emails from readers saying how much they like them. man, people on the internet are nice! so i dipped into my…

nicole miller

i really appreciate the photography of nicole miller. i love these shots because they’re not overly cute, twee or posed. or photoshopped for that matter. those requirements should apply to all photography.

portrait of a lady

julianne moore in recreations of famous artworks, from a 2008 harper’s bazaar article … egon schiele – seated woman with bent knee … john singer sargent – madame x … gustav klimt – adele bloch-bauer I … amadeo modigliani – woman with a fan … john currin – the cripple

marina

marina abramović made me cry

i came across a set of photos on flickr belonging to the museum of modern art (ny), it’s called marina abramović: the artist is present – portraits. naturally i was intrigued as to why there were over 1,300 photos of all these different people, some crying, and who is marina abramović? turns out…