Exposición que me gustaría ver. Imogen Cunningham A Retrospective. Getty. Link


Imogen Cunningham

A Retrospective

On the portrait

......When asked to describe the requirements for a successful portrait photographer, Cunningham replied, “You must be able to gain an understanding at short notice and at close range of the beauties of character, intellect, and spirit, so you can draw out the best qualities and make them show in the face of the sitter.” She would often engage her sitters in conversation until they relaxed, or ask them to think of the nicest thing they could imagine. She resisted indulging their vanity, however, and “face-lifting” was her word for the type of portrait work that required beautification—in her estimation an obstacle to a good likeness........... 

Comentario a esta exposición cuando se presentó en el Museo de Seattle