Notes on Portraiture

Jordi Ruiz Cirera, Margarita Teichroeb from the series Menonos, 2011 Ask ‘What is captured in a portrait?’ and more questions arise thick and fast. Successful portraits, if one believes Henri Matisse, are contingent ‘on the projection of the feeling of the artist in relation to his model rather than in organic accuracy’.¹ What does ‘accuracy’ mean … Continue reading Notes on Portraiture