Halsband Portraits

The photographer publishes his first book of portraitures with an accompanying show at National Arts Club

The publication of “Halsband Portraits,” Michael Halsband’s first book dedicated exclusively to portraiture, debuts alongside a tightly edited selection of his work, on view at New York’s National Arts Club. For the photographer—who toured with the Rolling Stones and has focused successively on influential subcultures—it is a landmark publication. The first comprehensive survey of Halsband’s work reflects an ever-deepening technical and creative engagement with his …

Richard Prince: “New Portraits”

The multi-disciplined artist bends the rules of portraiture for his new Instagram-based show at NYC's Gagosian Gallery

by Charlotte Anderson It’s undeniably weird and yet somehow unsurprising to see Richard Prince’s Instagram feed plastered on gallery walls. On view at NYC’s Gagosian Gallery, Prince’s latest exhibit, “New Portraits,” is characteristically straightforward—frustratingly, cleverly straightforward. Each “portrait”—a screengrab from Prince’s Instagram—is printed on canvas. Hyper-granulated photographs line the walls complete with emoji-peppered commentary. In the same way Prince made stills from the Marlboro man …

Complements Portrait Project

A relationship creatively explored by way of odd and playful original images

When artists (and real life couple) Wade Jeffree and Leta Sobierajski decided they wanted to collaborate, an idea arose that allowed them to explore their symbiotic relationship. Having long complemented each other’s independent work, and with both being intrigued by the onslaught of eccentric “couples photography” online, they embarked on the Complements Portrait Project. For the project, a Tumblr page houses images of the couple, …