Selections from Profile Series.

 

 

 

 

“For the Getty Research Institute’s 2008-2009 scholar year, “Networks and Boundaries,” I photographed portrait busts a the J. Paul Getty Musuem. The collection largely depicts European men and women, but also includes two sculptures of “Africans” and none of any other race, which reveals something about the economics of portrait commissions. What began as an exploration of difference developed into a focused consideration of the genre…”

Gonzales-Day, Ken. “Selections from Profile Series.”
Getty Research Journal, No. 2, 2010, Los Angeles, pp. 209-217.

Source: Getty Research Journal


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