Pulling faces: Salon.

Posted by on Nov 18, 2015 in Blog | 2 Comments

So, these are the rejects from the Taylor Wessing portrait prize.
I don’t want to go overboard with the WTFs, but there needs to have been some pretty strong competition for these to be considered unworthy of even an exhibition place…
My favourites are Sir Ian McKellen,

©Rory Lewis
©Rory Lewis

Simon Pegg

©David Vintiner
©David Vintiner

and the Afghan man and his children,

©Mario Marino
©Mario Marino

Hats off to their respective authors, Rory Lewis, David Vintiner and Mario Marino.
Which do you like?

2 Comments

  • All amazing – how on earth are any of these on the reject pile? Afghan man and his children is such a beautifully moving portrait. Simon Pegg portrait is the real surprise – a far cry from the much loved Spared era …

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