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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,  80x80 cm
L'effet miroir 3/3 Photography, 80x80 cm
©2022 Bettina Dupont

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,  90x60 cm
Woman under black veil Photography, 90x60 cm
©2020 Alex Grear

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,  60x55 cm
Greca Photography, 60x55 cm
©2019 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,  78.7x58.4 cm
The Ceremony. One. Photography, 78.7x58.4 cm
©2023 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 "L'effet miroir 3/3" by Bettina Dupont, Original Artwork, Digital Photography
L'effet miroir 3/3 - Photography, 80x80 cm ©2022 by Bettina Dupont - Conceptual Art, conceptual-art-579, Women Portraits, femme, féminin, photographie, miroir, robe, france

Bettina Dupont

"L'effet miroir 3/3"

Photography | 80x80 cm

Photography titled "The Ceremony. One." by Dmitry Ersler, Original Artwork, Digital Photography
The Ceremony. One. - Photography, 78.7x58.4 cm ©2023 by Dmitry Ersler - Classicism, classicism-933, Women Portraits, woman, back, back, back, lonely, glamour, fineart, girl, room

Dmitry Ersler

"The Ceremony. One."

Photography | 78.7x58.4 cm

Photography titled "A TAMBURO BATTENTE…" by Gianni Boattini, Original Artwork, Digital Photography
A TAMBURO BATTENTE (against the wall, revolution) - Photography, 40x30 cm ©2024 by Gianni Boattini - Conceptual Art, conceptual-art-579, Women Portraits

Gianni Boattini

"A TAMBURO BATTENTE (against the wall, revolution)"

Photography | 40x30 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 "The woman with the…" by Cédric Brion "Studio Clavicule Pics", Original Artwork, Digital Photography
The woman with the rose II - Photography, 75x50 cm ©2023 by Cédric Brion "Studio Clavicule Pics" - Conceptual Art, conceptual-art-579, Portrait, dark, femmes, rose, photographie, portrait, art, artistique, conceptuel

Cédric Brion "Studio Clavicule Pics"

"The woman with the rose II"

Photography | 75x50 cm

Photography titled "Funny ballet 3" by Tania Serket, Original Artwork, Digital Photography
Funny ballet 3 - Photography, 45x30 cm ©2024 by Tania Serket - Figurative, figurative-594, Women Portraits, surrealistic, portrait, colrful, green, woman, fashion, humor, red, dance, legs, fantasy

Tania Serket

"Funny ballet 3"

Photography | 45x30 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 "Radiance" by Jorge Kánovas, Original Artwork, Digital Photography
Radiance - Photography, 70x50 cm ©2023 by Jorge Kánovas - Conceptual Art, conceptual-art-579, Women Portraits, retrato, mujer, girl

Jorge Kánovas


Photography | 70x50 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 "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 "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 "Western Wall" by Edoardo Oliva, Original Artwork, Digital Photography
Western Wall - Photography, 20x30 cm ©2022 by Edoardo Oliva - Men portraits, jerusalem, jews, western wall, israel, religion, orthodox, god

Edoardo Oliva

"Western Wall"

Photography | 20x30 cm

Photography titled "Woman under black v…" by Alex Grear, Original Artwork, Digital Photography
Woman under black veil - Photography, 90x60 cm ©2020 by Alex Grear - Figurative, figurative-594, Women Portraits, nude, moonlight, minimal, figure, conceptual, color, cold, woman, veil, snow, portrait

Alex Grear

"Woman under black veil"

Photography | 90x60 cm

Photography titled "Looking for..." by Martin Wieland, Original Artwork, Digital Photography Mounted on Aluminium
Looking for... - Photography, 150x100 cm ©2014 by Martin Wieland - Figurative, figurative-594, Women Portraits, woman, mercedes, fun, color, sensual, lifestyle

Martin Wieland

"Looking for..."

Photography | 150x100 cm

Photography titled "LAMIA NO. 05" by Ciro Ayala (KIR), Original Artwork, Digital Photography
LAMIA NO. 05 - Photography, 100x100 cm ©2023 by Ciro Ayala (KIR) - Conceptual Art, conceptual-art-579, Women Portraits, lamia, entity, devil, spirit, witch, witchcraft, possession, exorcism, beauty, woman, female, brunette

Ciro Ayala (KIR)

"LAMIA NO. 05"

Photography | 100x100 cm

Photography titled "Cassée" by Laurie Plaquet (La Photografolle), Original Artwork, Digital Photography Mounted on Aluminium
Cassée - Photography, 60x40 cm ©2020 by Laurie Plaquet (La Photografolle) - Expressionism, expressionism-591, Portrait, dépression, symptôme physique, douleurs, espoir, maladie mentale, santé mentale

Laurie Plaquet (La Photografolle)


Photography | 60x40 cm

Photography titled "Mate the king" by Cyrille Mulot, Original Artwork, Digital Photography
Mate the king - Photography, 60x40 cm ©2024 by Cyrille Mulot - Figurative, figurative-594, Men portraits, portrait, homme, marron, gothique, heavy metal, viking, cheveux longs, cyrille mulot, romantique, gay, sombre, grunge, vintage

Cyrille Mulot

"Mate the king"

Photography | 60x40 cm

Photography titled "La délicate" by Clara Diebler, Original Artwork, Analog photography Mounted on Metal
La délicate - Photography, 45x30 cm ©2024 by Clara Diebler - Surrealism, surrealism-627, Women Portraits, black and white, portrait, women, double exposure, flower, femme

Clara Diebler

"La délicate"

Photography | 45x30 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 "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 "JAMBES DES FEMMES #…" by Jorg Becker, Original Artwork, Digital Photography
JAMBES DES FEMMES # 04 - Photography, 160x120 cm ©2006 by Jorg Becker - Figurative, figurative-594, Women Portraits, dreamlike, Dream, wonderful, Girl, Beauty, beautiful, lovely, Love, erotic, Body, figurative, fantastic, legs:womans-legs, black-and-white, street, live-scenes, female

Jorg Becker


Photography | 160x120 cm

Photography titled "Figée......" by Philippe Berthier, Original Artwork, Digital Photography
Figée...... - Photography ©2023 by Philippe Berthier - Impressionism, impressionism-603, Women Portraits

Philippe Berthier


Photography | Several sizes

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 "Greca" by Lídia Vives, Original Artwork, Digital Photography
Greca - Photography, 60x55 cm ©2019 by Lídia Vives - Figurative, figurative-594, Women Portraits, blue, pink, white, grece, classic, green

Lídia Vives


Photography | 60x55 cm

Photography titled "doux baiser" by Emmanuel Passeleu, Original Artwork, Digital Photography
doux baiser - Photography, 50x40 cm ©2023 by Emmanuel Passeleu - Figurative, figurative-594, Women Portraits, portrait, femme, woman, girl, drug, pastel, party, amusement, visage, body, detail, corps, levres, bouche, blanc, erotique, erotic

Emmanuel Passeleu

"doux baiser"

Photography | 50x40 cm

Photography titled "(ne pas) Faire Face…" by Aurélia Cheret, Original Artwork, Digital Photography
(ne pas) Faire Face, 2 - Photography, 40x30 cm ©2022 by Aurélia Cheret - Surrealism, surrealism-627, Women Portraits, noir et blanc, portrait, femme, cercle, rond, graphique, surréaliste

Aurélia Cheret

"(ne pas) Faire Face, 2"

Photography | 40x30 cm

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 "L'Ombre et la Lumiè…" by François Maurel, Original Artwork, Digital Photography
L'Ombre et la Lumière - Photography, 60x90 cm ©2018 by François Maurel - Figurative, figurative-594, Kid portaits

François Maurel

"L'Ombre et la Lumière"

Photography | 60x90 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 "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 "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 "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 "Les yeux d'Elsa" by Jean-Marc Angelini, Original Artwork, Digital Photography
Les yeux d'Elsa - Photography, 50x50 cm ©2024 by Jean-Marc Angelini - Figurative, figurative-594, Women Portraits, Aragon, elsa, eyes, book

Jean-Marc Angelini

"Les yeux d'Elsa"

Photography | 50x50 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 "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



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