by Liz Ream Every year, Rick Wenner gives himself a new personal project to work on. In the past, they have been different series of portraits focusing on people that interest him. Rick describes his portrait style as â€œin your face,â€ as he loves shooting in tight spaces, really finding that moment that reveals who that person is. His most recent personal project is a bit different from anything he has done before. This is because the finished products of the series are completely out of his control. Aptly named The Irrational Portrait Gallery, the portraits focus on 21 Long Island based artists of all styles. The portraits are shot on white seamless, retouched and printed on Epson canvas. The 44â€ by 58â€ prints are then given to the artists for them to manipulate however they want. Rick partnered with FRESH, a Long Island art collective, on this project to decide which artists to invite, as well as the right venue in which to display the exhibit. They eventually â€¦
See full post here: Rick Wenner Photo Blog2014-06-27.