Quite a few submissions at our American Moments make-your-own portrait station have literally turned their backs on traditional portraiture. One participant was even inspired by a photograph from the Phillips’s visitor’s guide to the museum! What do you think the people in these portraits are looking at?
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A Closer Look: Esther Bubley’s American Moments
Jean Bubley, director of the Esther Bubley Photography Archive, discusses the work of her aunt Esther Bubley featured in American Moments: Photographs from The Phillips Collection. Jean will give a gallery talk at the Phillips Thursday, August 27.
Visitors to our portrait-making station in the American Moments exhibition have not just been capturing human likenesses. These submissions featured a number of animals. Here are a few that we think are doggone terrific!