self-portrait

Red Eyes Are Bold Counterparts to Subjects in Shades of Gray in Annan Affotey’s Portraits

 Art #acrylic #charcoal #impasto #painting #portraits #self-portrait February 17, 2022 Grace Ebert All images © Annan Affotey, shared with permission In his sensitive, introspective portraits, Ghanaian artist Annan Affotey (previously) sharpens the contrast between soul and appearance. His works are large in scale and rich with texture, and he often sets figures against solid, …

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21 Years of Noah Kalina’s Daily Self-Portraits Are Compiled in a Two-Minute Montage of Aging

 Photography #aging #portraits #self-portrait #timelapse #video July 15, 2021 Grace Ebert  More than two decades ago, Noah Kalina started taking a daily self-portrait, a ritualistic practice that’s culminated in a few timelapses collating the images as part of his Everyday project. His most recent manifestation in that ongoing series melds together photos from …

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Distorted Figures Navigate the Aftermath of Environmental Destruction in Portraits by Stamatis Laskos

 Art #oil painting #painting #portraits #self-portrait June 11, 2021 Grace Ebert “Losing the last rights” (2021), oil on canvas, 200 x 120 centimeters. All images © Stamatis Laskos, shared with permission Fantastically tall figures with elongated limbs and torsos inhabit the distorted, mysterious realities painted by artist Stamatis Laskos (previously). The highly stylized artworks, …

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Digital Renderings Collage 3D Objects into Futuristic Self-Portraits by Artist Omar Aqil

 Art #collage #digital #sculpture #self-portrait #technology May 13, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Omar Aqil, shared with permission Lahore, Pakistan-based artist Omar Aqil (previously) digitally assembles technology, 3D objects, and textured masses into figurative collages for his series Self-Portraits 2050. The futuristic characters all sport a pair of glasses but are otherwise distinct, …

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An Intimate Series About Aging and Time Compiles Portraits of Photographer Nancy Floyd Every Day Since 1982

 Photography #aging #black and white #books #self-portrait #time March 26, 2021 Grace Ebert Left: February 8, 1984. Right: January 6, 2013. All images © Nancy Floyd, courtesy of Gost, shared with permission For four decades, Nancy Floyd has fostered a routine around confronting aging directly. Every day since 1982, the Oregon-based photographer has taken …

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