The portrait inhabits a uniquely important position in the art world as it reflects society unlike any other genre. It is the focus of a new exhibition in Germany, "With Different Eyes"
Taking a comprehensive look at the portrait in 21stcentury photography, "With Different Eyes. The Portrait in Contemporary Photography," comprises two simultaneous exhibitions now on in Germany featuring images by dozens of photographers from around the world.
One part of the show opens February 25 at the Kunstmuseum Bonn and runs through May 8. In Cologne, Die Photographische Sammlung/SK Stiftung Kultur will hang additional works in a show running from February 26 to May 29.