August 5, 2015 | About Face: An art show featuring expressions and the human face. Works by Susan Easton Burns, Terrence Gasca, Susan Grill-Joss, Shellie Lewis-Dambax, Alberto Mier, Catie Radney & David Wendel
So much has been said over the centuries about the human face and its expressions. Our culture places a value on characteristics in our faces--assigns beauty in subjective ways. Come and explore the ideas brought together in this study of the face.
Face it. Beauty comes in many different forms.
Who sees the human face correctly: the photographer, the mirror, or the painter?
- Pablo Picasso
God has given you one face, and you make yourself another.
- William Shakespeare
She was not one for emptying her face of expression.
- JD Salinger
Then I saw her face, now I'm a believer....
- The Monkees
“Faces are not simply blank canvases upon which facial expressions write their emotional messages. In fact, facial appearance and facial movement are both important social signaling systems in their own right…. the social signals derived from facial appearance on the one hand and facial movement on the other interact in a complex manner, sometimes reinforcing and sometimes contradicting one another.“