Portraiture

A celebrated painter in her own time, Thérèse Schwartze later fell into obscurity. Now she is being rediscovered.
Pregnancy is a common experience of women that is rarely seen in historic portraiture.
The use of platinum was quickly embraced by both professional and amateur photographers alike and helped to establish photography as a fine art.

Van Gogh peers out of the canvas with a sidelong, suspicious glance. With hollowed cheeks and a full…

A collaboration between the photographer Nigel Poor and current inmates at San Quentin State Prison is giving us a rare change of perspective on how we understand the lives and stories found behind…

New York Gallery Debut of Mexican Painter Aliza Nisenbaum at Anton Kern Gallery in September 2019.

You've seen portraits of Georgian royalty in powered wigs. Now see the effort it took to create those iconic looks!
For nearly five decades, Cindy Sherman has been playing hide and seek with her audience. Always not quite herself, her self-portraits in elaborate disguises have offered poignant commentary with…