Exhibition Details


Location: Marshall Gallery and Hendler Gallery
Dates: September 17, 2016
to December 31, 2016

Overview

Portraits prompt curiosity. Details such as the gesture of the sitter and the apparel they wear can communicate notions of status and power. We are left contemplating self-representation and the assumptions made about contemporary society through this artistic genre.

Drawn entirely from the permanent collection and spanning the nine collecting areas of Phoenix Art Museum - American, Asian, Contemporary, European, Fashion, Latin American, Modern, Photography, and Western American - these works reveal the loosely defined typology of portraiture, and provide a broad dialogue of art history, perception, and popular culture. 

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Admission

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Image Credits

Exhibition Page: Erica Deeman, Untitled 10 (detail), 2013. Digital chromogenic print. Courtesy of the artist and Anthony Meier Fine Arts, San Francisco.

Left: Antonio Maria Esquivel, Portrait of a Man, 1840-1850. Oil on canvas. Bequest of the Albertine M. Weed Estate.

Right: Antonio Maria Esquivel, Portrait of a Woman, 1840-1850. Oil on canvas. Bequest of the Albertine M. Weed Estate.