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August 8, 2007
Capriccio, 2nd for Transfigurations, a collaboration by Richard Bram and Sylvia Willkens © 2007
This painter-photographer duo has created a wonderful series of portraits that play with the history of portraiture, the interaction of painting and photography, and a dizzying sense of flattened picture planes that shudder with hall of mirrors delights. See 16 images from the series, and listen to an articulate audio interview with the photographer Richard Bram, here in Lens Culture.
AND, in a related piece of wizardry, take this trippy tour of 500 years of female portraiture. Thanks to Millie for finding this one: