07 February 2008

Not Exactly Olin Mills

Philip Glass (2002), Photograph © Chuck Close.

John Currin (2000), Photograph © Todd Eberle

The Reverend Joseph 'Run' Simmons and Daryl 'DMC' McDaniels,
Photograph © Jonas Karlsson

In The Guardian today is a nice piece on the vicissitudes of making portraits of the famous or having portraits made of you if you are famous. This piece follows on another reporting on a sampling of "Classic Portraits from Vanity Fair" that appeared a couple of days ago.


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