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With These Pictures, You Don’t Need to See the Face to Get the Idea | DayRiffer

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In almost every famous photographic portrait, there’s a face. Seems obvious, right? The eyes are the windows of the soul, after all.

Every now and then, though, the essence of the person – at least the essence of the person in that moment – is captured without showing his or her face.

It’s happened in painting and sculpture; just think of Rodin’s “The Kiss.”

Some famous and faceless photographs that are anything but faceless:

via With These Pictures, You Don’t Need to See the Face to Get the Idea | DayRiffer.

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Written by edparnell

April 22, 2012 at 12:22 am

Posted in Art

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