Saturday, November 27, 2004
Our Own Mapplethorpe or Avedon
This is the first photograph Porter took during his first photo session. He took 35 pictures, most of which were very avant garde, including some thought-provoking shots of the ceiling, Sarah's arm in close-up, self-portraits, and his own hands in extreme close-up. This one is from his more accesible early work as opposed to the later pieces in his oeuvre, which tend toward the more purely abstract.