By Leslie Williamson | Rizzoli; $55
Self-proclaimed homebody Leslie Williamson hits the road in order to take portraiture to a whole new level in Interior Portraits. Williamson spent a decade traveling and photographing the insides of peoples’ homes — not only to record the aesthetic impact of their interior design but also with an eye toward capturing who their occupants are as individual personalities. The results are a series of home-as-portraits: tour twelfth-century poet Robinson Jeffers’ stone cottage in Carmel, California or visit Roy McMakin at his neo-modernist, Irving J. Gill-designed “temporary home” in San Diego. Interior Portraits accurately conveys the idea that interior design is not only about making one’s home is attractive but also essentially a part of the person living inside it.
Last modified: April 25, 2018