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Rineke Dijkstra is a portraitist. And yet, it could be said that the Dutch photographer is a curator of awkward moments in time, having the ability to approach the strange myth that hovers above adolescence with grace. The illusion of eternal youth begins to fail, as we see in her photos, once we begin sprouting awkward hairs and getting oil-clogged skin — and then we live in a seemingly eternal awkward present.

Read it all: Rineke Dijkstra’s Portraits Of Adolescence Show At SFMOMA

    Rineke Dijkstra is a portraitist. And yet, it could be said that the Dutch photographer is a curator of awkward moments in time, having the ability to approach the strange myth that hovers above adolescence with grace. The illusion of eternal youth begins to fail, as we see in her photos, once we begin sprouting awkward hairs and getting oil-clogged skin — and then we live in a seemingly eternal awkward present.

    Read it all:¬†Rineke Dijkstra’s Portraits Of Adolescence Show At SFMOMA

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    Source The Huffington Post