Portraiture

In this new body of work, Fallon—known for his striking images of ambiguous figures that both draw on and challenge existing traditions of portraiture—explores how the practice of collecting shapes…
When the name of American-born artist James McNeill Whistler comes up most people immediately think of his iconic painting Arrangement in Grey and Black #1, an austere portrait of Anna McNeill…
Drawing a line from centuries of Confucian tradition to today’s selfie-culture, Likeness and Legacy in Korean Portraiture presents exquisite traditional draft and finished paintings alongside…
Ironically, the most iconic portrait of the president was never completed.
The Arnold Newman Prize for New Directions in Photographic Portraiture is now accepting new submissions through August 2nd, 2021 
The artist’s first retrospective in twenty-five years explores the arc of Bey’s four-decade-long career. Reflecting the evolution of Bey’s vision, the exhibition examines his enduring engagement with…
"Going back to China, I had to ask myself what’s the worst that can happen? I end up in jail,” Ai tells Art & Object about his decision to return to the country, despite being persona non grata…
One of the greatest chroniclers of twentieth-century America, Alice Neel was born in a small town near Philadelphia in 1900, but made her mark as a “painter of people,” as she humbly called herself,…