Tag: portraits

Glorious Highlights from the 2014 World Beard and Moustache Championships

This past weekend, the 2014 Just for Men World Beard and Moustache Championships® took place inside the spectacular, 3,000-seat Keller Auditorium in downtown Portland, Oregon. Approximately 300 contestants competed in 18 different categories with the Grand Prize winner receiving an all-expenses paid trip to the 2015 world championships in Leogang, Austria. 1. GREG ANDERSON PHOTOGRAPHY…

Artists Recreates Six Generations of Family Portraits Dating Back 200 Years

Artist, photographer and Christine McConnell (christinehmcconnell.com) has recreated six generations of her ancestors portraits, following her maternal line back nearly two hundred years to hear Great-great-great-grandmother Martha, who was born in 1821. The attention to detail in this photo series is fantastic as McConnell successfully recreates the look, feel and wardrobe of each woman. For…

Artist’s Battle with Alzheimer’s Documented Through Gripping Self-Portrait Paintings

Artist William Utermohlen (1933 – 2007) was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in 1995. In a gripping series of self-portrait paintings, we see Utermohlen’s battle with Alzheimer’s documented through his evocative artwork. It is not known if the artist’s final series of self-portraits are a reflection of his physical skills deteriorating or the resulting mental anguish…