When does a photo portrait cross the boundaries of traditional portraiture to become art for the sake of art?
Panopticon Gallery in Boston has curated a group exhibition of work that challenges the definition of portraiture by photographers and artists Fritz Liedtke, Andrea Raynor, Holly Lynton, Samuel Quinn, Wendy Paton, KK DePaul, Marybeth Rothman, Zia Ayub, Stephen Sheffield, Hans Hiltermann, Charlotte Niel, Douglas Prince, Ellen Carey and others.
We're pleased to know that three of the artists included in the show were discovered at Lens Culture FotoFest Paris in 2011.
What's in a Face
March 2 - April 10, 2012
Inside Hotel Commonwealth
502C Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215 USA
Uganda ranks as one of the worst countries in the world for LGBT rights: yet this growing band of brave individuals gathers together each year to celebrate their identity with Pride.
Who am I? At some point, every child asks this question. In this sensitive portraiture project — carried out over 13 years — the photographer investigates the act of self-representation with people just beginning to forge their sense of identity in the world.
In a photo-essay from the renowned Vaganova Ballet Academy in St. Petersburg, Russia,documents how, from the age of ten until eighteen, twelve hours a day, six days a week, young ballet students live lives of fierce competition.