The New Portrait: A Study in Three Parts

These ten contemporary photographers approach the subject of the human form in vastly different ways.

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The Portrait as MasterpieceSo far Kersten’s work has been seen mostly in Europe, but it was to be exhibited at the Scope New York art fair from February 23-26.

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The Portrait as MasterpieceKerstens crafts his portraits with a Toyo 8×10 view camera.

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The Portrait as Historical DocumentVeterans of the Red Army, in Gorky Park in 2006.

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The Photojournalistic Portrait

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The Photojournalistic PortraitVietnam veteran Tim Lee at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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The Art of CollaborationThis portrait of actress Kirsten Dunst graced the cover of American Photo’s March/April 2007 issue.

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The Art of CollaborationDiptych of actress Salma Hayek.