Thomas Ruff - series of portraits resembles that of a passport photograph. But Ruff replaced the natural eyes of his sitters with the same set of bright blue irises, thereby undermining the photographs’ truthfulness as records.
This pair of Nan Goldin photographs appeared in an August 2011 NY Times article called TIME LAPSE, which paired famous Times photos with current portraits of the same subjects by the same photographers. Goldin captures the woman (model Jaime King, at 16 and 31) at both ages. Goldin is the 2012 recipient of the Edward MacDowell Medal. Read about the MacDowell Colony, the nation's oldest artist community, at www.macdowellcolony.org.