Portraits of Artists

What do artists look like and how are they recorded? The interaction between photographer and sitter has helped craft the public persona of their subject with these portraits.
, 'Ai Weiwei, Beijing,' 2008, Staley-Wise Gallery

Lawrence Schiller

Ai Weiwei, Beijing, 2008

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, 'Georgia O’Keeffe on roof at Ghost Ranch, Abiquiu, New Mexico,' 1967, Staley-Wise Gallery

John Loengard

Georgia O’Keeffe on roof at Ghost Ranch, Abiquiu, New Mexico, 1967

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, 'Salvador Dali in Front of Saks Fifth Avenue,' 1965, Staley-Wise Gallery

Peter Basch

Salvador Dali in Front of Saks Fifth Avenue, 1965

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, 'Roy Lichtenstein, New York City,' 1985, Staley-Wise Gallery

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Roy Lichtenstein, New York City, 1985

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, 'Frank Gehry, Venice, California,' 1987, Staley-Wise Gallery

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Frank Gehry, Venice, California, 1987

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, 'Louisa and Alexander Calder, Roxbury,' 1940, Staley-Wise Gallery

Herbert Matter

Louisa and Alexander Calder, Roxbury, 1940

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, 'Cindy Sherman combing blond wig, Walker Street Studio,' 1987, Staley-Wise Gallery

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Cindy Sherman combing blond wig, Walker Street Studio, 1987

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, 'Louise Bourgeois, New York,' 1991, Staley-Wise Gallery

Herb Ritts

Louise Bourgeois, New York, 1991

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, 'Jean-Michel Basquiat, New York,' 1985, Staley-Wise Gallery

Jeannette Montgomery Barron

Jean-Michel Basquiat, New York, 1985

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, 'Viola Frey, photographed at the Rena Bransten Gallery in San Francisco,' 1990, Staley-Wise Gallery

Howard Schatz

Viola Frey, photographed at the Rena Bransten Gallery in San Francisco, 1990

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, 'Chaim Gross in his studio,' 1950-1951, Staley-Wise Gallery

Karl Bissinger

Chaim Gross in his studio, 1950-1951

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, 'Constantin Brâncuși in his studio, Paris,' 1927, Staley-Wise Gallery

Edward Steichen

Constantin Brâncuși in his studio, Paris, 1927

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, 'Nam June Paik, Grand Street Studio,' 1989, Staley-Wise Gallery

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Nam June Paik, Grand Street Studio, 1989

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, 'Evelyn Hofer with Still Life, New York,' 1988, Staley-Wise Gallery

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Evelyn Hofer with Still Life, New York, 1988

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, 'Most Perfect Work II (Kehinde Wiley),' 2005, Staley-Wise Gallery

David LaChapelle

Most Perfect Work II (Kehinde Wiley), 2005

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, 'The Irascibles, Group Portrait of American Expressionists, New York,' 1950, Staley-Wise Gallery

Nina Leen

The Irascibles, Group Portrait of American Expressionists, New York, 1950

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, 'Jackson Pollock in his studio, Springs, Long Island, New York,' 1949, Staley-Wise Gallery

Martha Holmes

Jackson Pollock in his studio, Springs, Long Island, New York, 1949

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, 'Max Weber in his studio at Great Neck, Long Island,' 1948-1950, Staley-Wise Gallery

Karl Bissinger

Max Weber in his studio at Great Neck, Long Island, 1948-1950

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, 'Tang Zhigang, Koming,' 2007, Staley-Wise Gallery

Lawrence Schiller

Tang Zhigang, Koming, 2007

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, 'Ruth Asawa, photographed in her San Francisco studio,' 1990, Staley-Wise Gallery

Howard Schatz

Ruth Asawa, photographed in her San Francisco studio, 1990

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, 'Fernand Léger dans ses Oeuvres,' 1954, Staley-Wise Gallery

Robert Doisneau

Fernand Léger dans ses Oeuvres, 1954

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, 'Andy Warhol's Shooting Scars, The Factory,' 1968, Staley-Wise Gallery

David Montgomery

Andy Warhol's Shooting Scars, The Factory, 1968

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, 'Gilbert and George, New York City,' 1991, Staley-Wise Gallery

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Gilbert and George, New York City, 1991

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, 'Aristide Maillol, Collioure, France,' 1941, Staley-Wise Gallery

André Ostier

Aristide Maillol, Collioure, France, 1941

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, 'Jasper Johns,' 1984, Staley-Wise Gallery

Denis Piel

Jasper Johns, 1984

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