From The Nose Down: A Series of Portraits Omitting The Face

 

What is a portrait? Even the word itself conjures up images of a person from the waist up, with a smile on their face. However what happens when the face is omitted from the frame? In this project we rely on contextual cues and body language to get an idea of who these people are. By cropping the face it allows the ego to vanish and what the viewer and artist both are left with is a subtle interpretation of honest character.

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© 2017 by Samantha Castrale