Posts Tagged ‘portraits’

Artist t-radya used bandages to draw the faces of fallen Russian WWII soldiers on wooden boards. Then he set them on fire. Titled Eternal Flame, the process of creating these portraits enriches the outcome of the work on both visual and theoretical levels. For instance, the resulting gray-scale is more apparent than the raised surface of […]


Currently on display at the Tate Modern is Taryn Simon‘s exhibition, A Living Man Declared Dead and Other Chapters I-XVIII. Consisting solely of photographs and text descriptions, the exhibition documents 18 family generational histories – each with an intriguing family circumstance. For example, one chapter depicts the family of the body double for Saddam Hussein’s […]


men only

04Jul11

If you happen to find yourself in London before July 29, you should know that the Victoria Miro Gallery is showing an Alice Neel exhibition, Men Only. The exhibition consists of eleven painted portraits of men, including two of the artist’s sons. Alice Neel is an important figure in Twentieth Century art history, both as […]