large exposures

…close’s self-portrait – monumental in size, sculpturally severe in expression – shows off the capacity of Polaroid’s largest camera. Warhol uses a smaller camera to reduce his face to a fuzzy, leering, acne-pocked mask. Close poses for eternity; the vampirish Warhol looks as if he were remembering, with a shudder, what he looked like when alive…

a series of very expensive and very unique polaroids which are up for sale at sotheby’s in the coming weeks, including, warhol, chuck close & ansel adams… (tip via the ‘move your teeth’ blog)

m / 02-06-2010 22:51 - tags: ,  

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