This penetrating style of portraiture works on the subtlest of emotional responses as well.
In order to develop characters in his new work, Cotton looked closely at European portraiture.
Steve McCurry: Well, I thought of this more as a portraiture project of models rather than a fashion shoot in a way.
But his stature grew not just because of his venerated subjects—he advanced the genre of portraiture.
It was more of a side project, really, as he was still focusing mainly on portraiture at the time.
In this country he came into friendly relations with Van Dyck, whom he took as his model in the art of portraiture.
And then, ideal sculpture may go on safely into portraiture.
Despairing of the May-fly, as it still may be despaired of, Pike came down to the river with his master-piece of portraiture.
In every other point it is an accurate piece of portraiture.
Imperfect as this portraiture must necessarily be, there is one conciliatory thought.