06 December 2010

Hide/Seek: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture

Jonathan Katz has co-curated Hide/Seek: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture at the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, Washington, DC, which is currently on until February 13, 2010.

Incoming Speaker John Boehner and the Catholic League objected and achieved a partial censorship.

Some images of interest (Click on the link below for more details):

Romaine Brooks.  Self Portrait, 1923.


















Janet Flanner, aka Genet, by Berenice Abbott, 1927



















Dancing Sailors, 1917, by Charles Demuth.














Misty and Jimmy Paulette in a Taxi, NYC, 1991, by Nan Goldin












I Look Just Like My Daddy, 2003, by Cass Bird



















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