portraiture

LGBTQ

Rare Candid Portraits of Drag Artists That Capture What’s Underneath

I wanted spontaneous portraits of Bushwig's drag performers—so I scared them with a fake rat.
Justin J Wee
5 days ago
Women Seeing Women

Photos of a Faceless Cowgirl Riding Free in the Wild West

Norwegian photographer Anja Niemi's latest series explores the limitation of gender roles and the freedom that comes with breaking the binary.
Elyssa Goodman
3.14.18
Photography

Haunting Photos Depict the Hardships of Global Labor

The 'Labor & Materials' photo show incriminates our growing reliance on computers and technology.
Marina Garcia-Vasquez
3.8.18
Photos

The Most Extreme Costumes We Saw at Comic Con

Photographer Michael Marcelle documents the Most Wonderful Time of the Year.
Michael Marcelle
10.10.17
Photography

A Gritty, Haunting Look at the Lives of Child Refugees

Photographer Panos Kefalos documents the childhoods of displaced kids on the streets of Athens.
Ellyn Kail
9.20.17
Photography

Being Muslim, Working Class, and Male in 2017 Britain

We spoke to Mahtab Hussain about his new book, 'You Get Me?'
Bruno Bayley
8.21.17
Photography

Hallucinatory Photographs by an Outsider Artist Defy Convention

Kwesi Abbensetts uses “revisionary self-appropriation” to make stunning portraits reflecting on race and identity.
Andrew Nunes
8.18.17
Photography

Powerful Portraits Capture When Home No Longer Feels Like Home

Rachael Banks' three-part photo series reveals the struggles of coming back to her Kentucky family after leaving to start her own life.
Andrew Nunes
8.3.17
Photography

The UK's Answer to Airbnb Is Ruggedly Gorgeous

Bothies, small huts in the wilderness usable by all travelers, are the subject of this photographer’s multi-year documentary project.
Andrew Nunes
7.27.17
Photography

These Photographs Are a Comprehensive Study of Bald White Men's Heads

For 'Skulls Exposed,' 22-year-old Norwegian artist Kristine Wathne photographs one type of subject, collecting and presenting iterations of identity.
Carly Lovejoy
7.23.17
animal art

These Paintings of Humans With Dog Heads Deserve a Round of Appaws

German artist Anja Wülfing paints realistic dog heads on old portraits of people.
Dyllan Furness
7.22.17
painting

Nursery Rhymes Come to Life in Dreamy Oil Paintings

Mary Jane Ansell’s paintings feature ethereal scenes inspired by dreams and classical portraiture.
Nathaniel Ainley
7.7.17
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