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This was an integral part of the increasing bourgeois taste for portraiture of all kinds, from the grand manner to intimate formats such as the miniature.
If portraiture remains a bellwether of our conceptions of identity, this show asked what the genre can tell us when biological, social, and depictive technologies are unmooring, shifting, and remaking "identity" as never before.
Other than Tony Halliday's Facing the Public: Portraiture in the Aftermath of the French Revolution (Manchester, 2000), studies that treat portraiture as a genre in France during the Revolutionary period remain surprisingly scarce.
Portraiture also includes a series of black and white photographs shot on an analog camera, with almost all photographs shot early morning or late evening.
Portraiture often connects with the viewer by means of artful portrayal and through the depiction of someone intimately known or exemplary in conduct.
This show takes a look at portraiture in a manner not traditionally shown.
Both sources document the artistry of prosthetic repair, but the juxtaposition of human face and portrait mask disturbs the equation of identity and appearance on which traditional portraiture depends.
In Portraiture and British Gothic Fiction; The Rise of Picture Identification, 1764-1835 Kamilla Elliott investigates a specific space of the British Romantic cultural imaginary which we call the Gothic to focus understanding of how the rise of portraiture during this period was tied to the increasing social dominance of the middling classes.
By locating portraiture in the context of its own era, Tittler reinforces the notion that for much of the period it was the subject matter of the painting that was valued over its aesthetics, or who carried out the painting.
Cynthia Freeland's Portraits and Persons provides a marvelous survey of the philosophical issues that arise in considering the nature of portraiture, from the metaphysics of the iconic relation, to the depictive function of portraits in individuality and expression, to the key question of how portraiture is related to notions of the self.
I am obsessed with drawing and Better Place Portraiture comes out of this love.
According to author Larry Friedlander, the main commonality lies in the act of portraiture, which consists of more than just the realistic depiction of a subject, but also a number of rhetorical decisions closely intertwined with evolving ideas of identity and society.