Monday, June 09, 2014

International Photography Hall of Fame and Museum: Thursday, 19 June 2014

PORTRAIT/PROCESS

June 19 / September 28
Opening Reception / Thursday, June 19 / 6-9p

From people watching to storytelling, Portrait/Process appeals to the voyeur in all of us while exploring the various genres of photographic portraits. The exhibition examines approaches in contemporary photography, and provides a historical perspective on the portrait from the daguerreotype to the smartphone.

The exhibition is divided into sections exploring the various portrait forms such as the environmental portrait, the self portrait, the vernacular portrait and the historical portrait. The photographs illustrate how various processes facilitate the intent, concept and expression of the artist.

In addition to works by Contemporary American artists, the exhibition includes iconic images from St. Louis collections, the International Photography Hall of Fame collection, as well as an amazing selection of daguerreotypes from a local collector.

Click here for more information about this exhibition.

Photographers featured in photograph: Brian Riley / Heather Bennett / John Foster / Mikael Kennedy / Ellen Jantzen / Eric Shultis / Patti Gabriel / Michelle Rogers Pritzl / Oscar Rejlander / Emily Stremming / Michael Dvorak / Mark Katzman

International Photography Hall of Fame and Museum
3415 Olive Street
St. Louis, MO 63103
(314) 535-1999
info@iphf.org

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