Portrait

Explore Vermeer's masterpiece Girl with a Pearl Earring up close, and see how it's different (and not) from a high-res 3D print of the painting. We visit the Mauritshuis in The Hague and…

 

Christie's Old Masters specialist Jonquil O’Reilly illuminates the story behind Anthony van Dyck’s sumptuous Portrait of Princess Mary, Daughter of King Charles I of England,…

Inspired by the exhibition Human Interest: Portraits from the Whitney’s Collection, a new Whitney Stories series invites artists to discuss portraits that are meaningful…

Toyin Ojih Odutola has spent three years and four exhibitions telling the story of TH Lord Temitope Omodele and TMH Lord Jideofor Emeka. Now in a fifth exhibition, opening this week at Jack…

Vernacular photographs are the lifeblood of affirmative self (re)presentation. For African-Americans, whose relationship with photography has always been complicated—stemming from, among other…

Who was Artemisia Gentileschi and how does she portray herself in this rare self-portrait? Letizia Treves, the James and Sarah Sassoon Curator of Later Italian, Spanish, and French 17th-century…