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INTIMATE PORTRAITUREEXPLORING SIGNIFICANCE THROUGH PORTRAITURE
RICHARD AVEDONA portrait photographer depends upon another person to complete his picture. The subject imagined, which in a sense is me, must be discovered in someone else willing to take part in a fiction he cannot possibly know about.
RUSSELL LAIRD, TAMMY BAKER, SEVENTEEN YEAR OLDSSWEETWATER, TEXAS, 1979
BOYD FORTIN, THIRTEEN YEAR OLDSWEETWATER, TEXAS, 1979
DAVE TIMOTHEY, NUCLEAR FALLOUT VICTIMOTEM, UTAH 1980
SANDRA BENNETT, 12 YEAR OLDROCKY FORD, COLORADO, 1980
RONALD FISCHER, BEEKEEPERDAVIS, CALIFORNIA 1981
JOYCE TENNESONIf I had to pick a single word to describe what my pictures are all about, I would say 'secrets.'
WILLIAM WEGMANAt a couple of days old, the puppies were more alien than cute.
MAN RAYSome of the most complete and satisfying works of art have been produced when their authors had no idea of creating a work of art, but were concerned with the expression of an idea.
CHUCK CLOSEI've always thought that problem solving is highly overrated and that problem creation is far more interesting.
ARNOLD NEWMANWe don't take pictures with our cameras. We take them with our hearts and we take them with our minds, and the camera is nothing more than a tool.
YASUO KUNIYOSHI, NEW YORK, 1941
PABLO PICASSO, CANNES, 1956
WOODY ALLEN, NEW YORK, 1966
ANNIE LEIBOVITZI dont have two lives; This is one life, and the personal pictures and the assignment work are all part of it.