Baltimore Portraits

Baltimore Portraits Balti Portraits is a unique presentation of photographs by Amos Badertscher These portraits many accompanied by poignantly revealing hand written narratives about their subjects represent a sector of

  • Title: Baltimore Portraits
  • Author: Amos Badertscher
  • ISBN: 9780822323341
  • Page: 219
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Balti Portraits is a unique presentation of photographs by Amos Badertscher These portraits many accompanied by poignantly revealing, hand written narratives about their subjects represent a sector of Balti that has gone largely unnoticed and rarely has been documented In this volume, the assemblage of images of bar and street people transvestites, strippers, druBalti Portraits is a unique presentation of photographs by Amos Badertscher These portraits many accompanied by poignantly revealing, hand written narratives about their subjects represent a sector of Balti that has gone largely unnoticed and rarely has been documented In this volume, the assemblage of images of bar and street people transvestites, strippers, drug addicts, drag queens, and hustlers spans a twenty year period from the mid 1970s to the mid 1990s Badertscher s arresting and melancholy photographs document a culture that has virtually disappeared due to substance abuse, AIDS, and, often, societal or family neglect The photographer s focus on content rather than on elaborate technique reveals the intensely personal and, indeed, autobiographical nature of his portraits Their simplicity along with the text s intimacy affects the viewer in ways not easily forgotten An introduction by Tyler Curtain contextualizes the photographs both within the history of Balti and its queer subculture and in relationship to contemporaneous work by photographers Nan Goldin, Robert Mapplethorpe, Cindy Sherman, Duane Michaels, and others Curtain also positions the underlying concerns of Bardertscher s art in relation to gay and lesbian cultural politics This striking collection of portraits, along with the photographer s moving text, will impact not only a general audience of photographers and enthusiasts of the art but also those engaged with gay and lesbian studies, queer theory, and cultural studies in general It is published in association with the Duke University Museum of Art.

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