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Discover contemporary Portrait Photographs on Artmajeur

Contemporary portrait photographs are a type of original artwork that captures the essence of a person or group in a still image. They are created using various supports such as canvas, metal, or paper, and are often printed on high-quality materials like fine art paper or archival ink. What makes contemporary portrait photographs unique is the ability of the photographer to capture the subject’s personality and emotions in a single frame. These photographs are often more than just a simple likeness of a person; they are a visual representation of their innermost self.

Photography,  75x50 cm
Always remain Photography, 75x50 cm
©2023 Clara Diebler Artist represented by Galerie Sentiments

Origins and History

Contemporary portrait photography has its roots in the early days of photography, when the first permanent photographs were produced in the mid-19th century. However, it wasn’t until the 20th century that portrait photography really came into its own as an art form.

Photography,  119x84 cm
Pushkin Photography, 119x84 cm
©2023 Ivan Cheremisin

Evolutions of theses works in the contemporary art market

Contemporary portrait photographs have undergone a significant evolution in recent years, with the use of digital technology and new techniques resulting in a fresh and innovative approach to portrait photography. This has led to a surge in interest in contemporary portrait photography, with collectors and art enthusiasts alike keen to explore the latest trends and styles.

Photography,  110x81 cm
Femme Fatale Photography, 110x81 cm
©2023 Lídia Vives

Related Famous Artists

Contemporary portrait photography has evolved into a captivating art form, with numerous artists pushing the limits of creativity and expression. Among them are:

  1. Cindy Sherman: Known for her self-portraits that explore the complexities of gender, identity, and representation, Sherman is a renowned contemporary portrait photographer. Her works often feature exaggerated characters and settings, challenging the viewer’s assumptions and expectations.

  2. Annie Leibovitz: With a career spanning over four decades, Leibovitz is one of the most influential portrait photographers of our time. Her iconic images of celebrities and public figures capture their personalities and essence, while also revealing her own artistic vision.

  3. Nan Goldin: Goldin’s intimate portraits of her friends and lovers have become synonymous with the raw, emotional quality of contemporary portrait photography. Her photographs often depict moments of vulnerability and intimacy, creating a powerful connection between the subject and the viewer.

  4. Richard Avedon: Avedon’s innovative approach to portraiture revolutionized the field of photography. His minimalist, black-and-white images of celebrities and models are both timeless and modern, capturing the essence of his subjects with unmatched precision.

  5. Wolfgang Tillmans: Known for his experimental approach to photography, Tillmans’ portraits often blur the line between reality and abstraction. His use of unconventional techniques and materials creates a unique visual language that challenges our perception of the human form.

From exploring themes of identity and representation to capturing raw emotion and intimacy, these contemporary portrait photographers continue to push the boundaries of the art form, inspiring new generations of artists to come.

Photography,  48.3x71.1 cm
The Man by the Window. Photography, 48.3x71.1 cm
©2018 Dmitry Ersler

Notable contemporary Portrait Photographs

"Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I" by Gustav Klimt, created in 1907, is a masterful portrait of a wealthy Viennese woman. The painting features a strikingly beautiful Adele, with her serene expression and the intricate gold patterns that surround her.

"Untitled (Portrait of Ross in L.A.)" by Felix Gonzalez-Torres, produced in 1991, is a touching tribute to the artist’s partner who died of AIDS. The photograph depicts Ross, lying in bed, with his eyes closed and a serene look on his face. The intimate moment captured in the photograph is both beautiful and heart-wrenching.

"Cindy Sherman" by Cindy Sherman, taken in 1977, is one of the artist’s most famous self-portraits. In the photograph, Sherman has transformed herself into a Hollywood starlet with a blonde wig, bright red lipstick, and a sultry gaze. The photograph challenges traditional notions of beauty and femininity.

"The Afghan Girl" by Steve McCurry, taken in 1984, is a portrait of a young Afghan refugee. The photograph became famous for the striking green eyes and haunting expression of the girl, whose identity was unknown for many years. The photograph has since become an iconic representation of the struggles of refugees worldwide.

"Self-Portrait with Thorn Necklace and Hummingbird" by Frida Kahlo, created in 1940, is a powerful self-portrait that captures the artist’s pain and suffering. The painting features Kahlo with a thorn necklace around her neck, a symbol of her physical and emotional pain, and a hummingbird hovering in front of her face, representing life and vitality.

"Portrait of Dora Maar" by Pablo Picasso, painted in 1937, depicts the artist’s lover and muse. The painting features a distorted and fragmented representation of Dora, with multiple views of her face and body. The painting is a powerful example of Picasso’s ability to deconstruct and reassemble the human form.

"Arnolfini Portrait" by Jan van Eyck, created in 1434, is a famous portrait of a wealthy couple. The painting features the couple standing together, with intricate details such as the chandelier, the dog at their feet, and the convex mirror in the background. The painting is a masterpiece of Flemish art, with its attention to detail and realism.

"Self-Portrait" by Vincent van Gogh, painted in 1889, is a poignant self-portrait that captures the artist’s inner turmoil. The painting features van Gogh with a bandaged ear, a result of his self-mutilation, and a somber expression on his face. The painting is a powerful reminder of the artist’s struggles with mental illness.

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Photography titled "Always remain" by Clara Diebler, Original Artwork, Analog photography Mounted on Metal
Always remain - Photography, 75x50 cm ©2023 by Clara Diebler - Surrealism, surrealism-627, Women Portraits, Black and white, portrait, surreal, woman, femme, architecture

Clara Diebler

"Always remain"

Photography | 75x50 cm

Photography titled "The Man by the Wind…" by Dmitry Ersler, Original Artwork, Digital Photography
The Man by the Window. - Photography, 48.3x71.1 cm ©2018 by Dmitry Ersler - Classicism, classicism-933, Men portraits, Russia, village, authentic, man, countryside, vodka, Window

Dmitry Ersler

"The Man by the Window."

Photography | 48.3x71.1 cm

Photography titled "Mon jouet 1/1" by Bettina Dupont, Original Artwork, Digital Photography
Mon jouet 1/1 - Photography, 80x80 cm ©2022 by Bettina Dupont - Conceptual Art, conceptual-art-579, Women Portraits, femme, robe, bleu, peau, poupée, conceptuel, france, paper

Bettina Dupont

"Mon jouet 1/1"

Photography | 80x80 cm

Photography titled "Grand Angle" by Luz, Original Artwork, Analog photography
Grand Angle - Photography, 45x30 cm ©2010 by Luz - Symbolism, symbolism-1020, Women Portraits, baroque, lingerie, scène d'intérieur, portrait


"Grand Angle"

Photography | 45x30 cm

Photography titled "Blind Insight" by Robert Jaso, Original Artwork, Manipulated Photography Mounted on Other rigid panel
Blind Insight - Photography, 55x42 cm ©2023 by Robert Jaso - Conceptual Art, conceptual-art-579, Men portraits, business, faceless, robert jaso, identity, portrait, photography, fine art

Robert Jaso

"Blind Insight"

Photography | 55x42 cm

Photography titled "Willem Dafoe, "les…" by Ann Ray, Original Artwork, Analog Print
Willem Dafoe, "les yeux fermés" - Photography, 36x54 cm ©2013 by Ann Ray - Conceptual Art, conceptual-art-579, Portrait, art, photographie, tirage argentique, portrait, fragment, eternité, rêve, les yeux fermés, Ann Ray, artiste, acteur, art for art

Ann Ray

"Willem Dafoe, "les yeux fermés""

Photography | 36x54 cm

Photography titled "Scent of Austin 080…" by Ziesook You, Original Artwork, Digital Photography
Scent of Austin 08092023R - Photography, 50.8x50.8 cm ©2023 by Ziesook You - Surrealism, surrealism-627, Women Portraits, floral, portrait, pink, surreal, women, figure

Ziesook You

"Scent of Austin 08092023R"

Photography | 50.8x50.8 cm

Photography titled "Fragile no.1 Limite…" by Merche Moriana, Original Artwork, Digital Photography Mounted on Metal
Fragile no.1 Limited Edition Metal Print - Photography, 60x50 cm ©2022 by Merche Moriana - Figurative, figurative-594, Women Portraits

Merche Moriana

"Fragile no.1 Limited Edition Metal Print"

Photography | 60x50 cm

Photography titled "Wall" by Ömer Erdoğan, Original Artwork, Digital Photography
Wall - Photography, 20x30 cm ©2023 by Ömer Erdoğan - Street Art, street-art-624, Portrait, street photography, street, blackandwhite, black and white, black and white photography, minimal, minimal photography

Ömer Erdoğan


Photography | 20x30 cm

Photography titled "A Lingerie Rosa" by Felipe Hueb, Original Artwork, Digital Photography
A Lingerie Rosa - Photography, 53.1x36.5 cm ©2023 by Felipe Hueb - Conceptual Art, conceptual-art-579, Women Portraits, art majeur, artmajeur, art, online art, art for sale online

Felipe Hueb

"A Lingerie Rosa"

Photography | 53.1x36.5 cm

Photography titled "Warhol III" by Jochen Cerny, Original Artwork, Digital Photography
Warhol III - Photography, 90x120 cm ©2016 by Jochen Cerny - Pop Art, pop-art-615, Celebrity Portraits, Warhol, Portrait, digital, Pop Art, mehrfarbig, Künstler, New York

Jochen Cerny

"Warhol III"

Photography | 90x120 cm

Photography titled "La gabbia in cui si…" by Nicola Bertoglio, Original Artwork, Digital Photography Mounted on Other rigid…
La gabbia in cui si è liberi - Photography ©2018 by Nicola Bertoglio - Figurative, figurative-594, Portrait

Nicola Bertoglio

"La gabbia in cui si è liberi"

Photography | Several sizes

Photography titled "Pushkin" by Ivan Cheremisin, Original Artwork, Digital Photography
Pushkin - Photography, 119x84 cm ©2023 by Ivan Cheremisin - Surrealism, surrealism-627, Portrait, surrealism, portrait, girl, nature, bay, Vietnam, Unesco, multiple exposure, double exposure, Pushkin

Ivan Cheremisin


Photography | 119x84 cm

Photography titled "The High Priestess" by Mathilde Oscar, Original Artwork, Digital Photography
The High Priestess - Photography, 90x60 cm ©2022 by Mathilde Oscar - Figurative, figurative-594, Women Portraits

Mathilde Oscar

"The High Priestess"

Photography | 90x60 cm

Photography titled "Wanda" by Cyrille Mulot, Original Artwork, Non Manipulated Photography
Wanda - Photography, 60x40 cm ©2021 by Cyrille Mulot - Figurative, figurative-594, Women Portraits, portrait, femme, rouge, rouge et noir, wild west, western, farwest, usa, cyrille mulot, crime, gun, révolver, nu, naked, fesses, bottom

Cyrille Mulot


Photography | 60x40 cm

Photography titled "specchio" by Carlo Cristani Amista', Original Artwork, Analog photography
specchio - Photography, 48.3x32.9 cm ©1973 by Carlo Cristani Amista' - Figurative, figurative-594, Women Portraits, Donna, ritratto, specchio, cappello

Carlo Cristani Amista'


Photography | 48.3x32.9 cm

Photography titled "Ski on Sand" by Simple-T, Original Artwork, Digital Photography
Ski on Sand - Photography, 45x30 cm ©2015 by Simple-T - Minimalism, minimalism-606, Women Portraits, redcape, swimmsuit, skipools, divemask


"Ski on Sand"

Photography | 45x30 cm

Photography titled "Rêverie..." by D-A Woisard, Original Artwork, Analog photography Mounted on Cardboard
Rêverie... - Photography, 50x40 cm ©2023 by D-A Woisard - Figurative, figurative-594, Women Portraits, photographie, noir et blanc, argentique, édition limitée, femme, Paris, Palais Garnier

D-A Woisard


Photography | 50x40 cm

Photography titled "Reflet" by Isshogai, Original Artwork, Digital Photography Mounted on Aluminium
Reflet - Photography, 90x60 cm ©2021 by Isshogai - Figurative, figurative-594, Women Portraits, miror, miroir, reflet, reflect, femme, woman, fashion, mode



Photography | 90x60 cm

Photography titled "Introspection" by Emmanuel Passeleu, Original Artwork, Digital Photography
Introspection - Photography, 80x80 cm ©2023 by Emmanuel Passeleu - Abstract, abstract-570, Portrait, portrait de femme, femme, introspection, blanc, white, solitude, monde blanc, reve, portrait, interieur, minimalisme, conceptuel, abstrait

Emmanuel Passeleu


Photography | 80x80 cm

Photography titled "No title (No51)_" by Suki Da, Original Artwork, Digital Print
No title (No51)_ - Photography, 40x60 cm ©2020 by Suki Da - Figurative, figurative-594, Women Portraits, portrait, woman, lips, breath, Shibari, Japanese, Rope, Bondage, Master, Rigger, Soft, deep, bound, young, girl, sencitive, sensual, kinbaku, fine art, limited edition

Suki Da

"No title (No51)_"

Photography | 40x60 cm

Photography titled "Separation" by Gelu Stanculescu, Original Artwork, Digital Photography
Separation - Photography, 70x50 cm ©2023 by Gelu Stanculescu - Conceptual Art, conceptual-art-579, Women Portraits, leave, forrest, separation, woman, bridge, outdoor, white, dress, black and white

Gelu Stanculescu


Photography | 70x50 cm

Photography titled "Eclosent les Fruits…" by Caz In The Machine, Original Artwork, Digital Photography Mounted on Aluminium
Eclosent les Fruits de la Terre - Photography, 59x39 cm ©2020 by Caz In The Machine - Expressionism, expressionism-591, Portrait, poésie, littérature, paysage, forêt, nature, portrait

Caz In The Machine

"Eclosent les Fruits de la Terre"

Photography | 59x39 cm

Photography titled "#1 - Double Exposure" by Eric Lespinasse, Original Artwork, Digital Photography Mounted on Aluminium
#1 - Double Exposure - Photography, 90x60 cm ©2023 by Eric Lespinasse - Abstract, abstract-570, Women Portraits

Eric Lespinasse

"#1 - Double Exposure"

Photography | 90x60 cm

Photography titled "Femme Fatale" by Lídia Vives, Original Artwork, Digital Photography Mounted on Aluminium
Femme Fatale - Photography, 110x81 cm ©2023 by Lídia Vives - Figurative, figurative-594, Women Portraits, red, green, femme fatale, woman, fashion

Lídia Vives

"Femme Fatale"

Photography | 110x81 cm

Photography titled "T'as d'beaux yeux,…" by Philippe Berthier, Original Artwork, Manipulated Photography
T'as d'beaux yeux, tu sais.............. - Photography, 53x70 cm ©2023 by Philippe Berthier - Impressionism, impressionism-603, Portrait

Philippe Berthier

"T'as d'beaux yeux, tu sais.............."

Photography | 53x70 cm

Photography titled "DEEP MIST" by Élodie Chapuis, Original Artwork, Digital Photography
DEEP MIST - Photography, 45x30 cm ©2023 by Élodie Chapuis - Women Portraits

Élodie Chapuis


Photography | 45x30 cm

Photography titled "Getting dressed" by Tania Serket, Original Artwork, Analog photography
Getting dressed - Photography, 50x40 cm ©2023 by Tania Serket - Fauvism, fauvism-942, Women Portraits, woman, surrealistic, fantasy, green, figurative, fashion, portrait, colorful, dress

Tania Serket

"Getting dressed"

Photography | 50x40 cm

Photography titled "The Goldfish Bowl" by Cédric Brion Studio Clavicule Pics, Original Artwork, Digital Photography
The Goldfish Bowl - Photography, 60x90 cm ©2023 by Cédric Brion Studio Clavicule Pics - Figurative, figurative-594, Women Portraits, original, concept, mode, cinema, femme, artistique

Cédric Brion Studio Clavicule Pics

"The Goldfish Bowl"

Photography | 60x90 cm

Photography titled "Silence" by Aurélia Cheret, Original Artwork, Digital Photography Mounted on Other rigid panel
Silence - Photography, 50x33.3 cm ©2022 by Aurélia Cheret - Conceptual Art, conceptual-art-579, Women Portraits, noir et blanc, dos nu, main

Aurélia Cheret


Photography | 50x33.3 cm

Photography titled "Alchemist Painting" by Pietro Cenini, Original Artwork, Digital Photography
Alchemist Painting - Photography, 91.4x137.2 cm ©2014 by Pietro Cenini - Surrealism, surrealism-627, Portrait, painter, artist, abstract, unreal, contemporary, Santa Barbara, California, colourful, red, transparent, objects, imagination, figurative, geometric, symbolism, alchemy, overlaps, transparency, american

Pietro Cenini

"Alchemist Painting"

Photography | 91.4x137.2 cm

Photography titled "Serrée" by Sandra Clément, Original Artwork, Digital Photography
Serrée - Photography, 45x30 cm ©2020 by Sandra Clément - Illustration, illustration-600, Women Portraits, portrait, femme, noir et blanc, black and white, woman

Sandra Clément


Photography | 45x30 cm

Photography titled "The Rijksmuseum in…" by Richard Silver, Original Artwork, Digital Photography
The Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam - Photography, 101.6x152.4 cm ©2018 by Richard Silver - Classicism, classicism-933, Celebrity Portraits, Museum, Amsterdam, Rijksmuseum, Art, Rembrandt, Painter, Famous, History, Europe, Travel, Classic, people

Richard Silver

"The Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam"

Photography | 101.6x152.4 cm

Photography titled "The Last Cry" by Tibet Demirel, Original Artwork, Manipulated Photography
The Last Cry - Photography, 90x60 cm ©2023 by Tibet Demirel - Surrealism, surrealism-627, Men portraits

Tibet Demirel

"The Last Cry"

Photography | 90x60 cm

Photography titled "LA LANGUE BIEN PEND…" by Romain Berger, Original Artwork, Digital Photography Mounted on Other rigid pan…
LA LANGUE BIEN PENDUE - Photography, 60x40 cm ©2023 by Romain Berger - Figurative, figurative-594, Women Portraits, femme, portrait, artistique, mode, fashion, tableau, photographie, vente

Romain Berger


Photography | 60x40 cm

Photography titled "Whispering leaves" by Sergio Capuzzimati, Original Artwork, Digital Photography
Whispering leaves - Photography, 60x42 cm ©2022 by Sergio Capuzzimati - Surrealism, surrealism-627, Women Portraits, girl, mei foo, portrait, hong kong, portraiture, nature, tres, greenery, surreal, abstract, beauty, asian girl, beautiful

Sergio Capuzzimati

"Whispering leaves"

Photography | 60x42 cm



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