john kelso

i clicked through to john kelso’s website after following his work on flickr for a while, and he opens with: my name is john kelso. i like to take pictures and play with my dog (copernicus) copernicus! if that doesn’t spark INSTANT LIKABILITY … then his photographs surely will.

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…

attribute portraits

i bookmarked these portraits by jelmar geertsma before i even had the blog, and by some happy circumstance rediscovered them this week when i was trawling through old favourites on a mission to find something else (don’t you love it when that happens?) things organised neatly and portraiture all in…