Friday, March 02, 2018

Arty Farty Friday ~ Portraiture

Portraiture - Dictionary definition: the art of creating portraits. Graphic and detailed description, especially of a person.

Styles of portrait painting have changed over the centuries and decades, as evidenced in the video below:

A couple of links to portrait artists from my own archives:

Pietro Annigoni

Augustus and Gwen John

Bringing us right up to date:

Kehinde Wiley's recent portrait of Barack Obama and Amy Sherald's of Michelle Obama.

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