The many faces of Claire Lambe

A highlight of the current “Portrait Exhibit” at the Wired Gallery in High Falls is a series of 43 portraits of Woodstockers arranged in a large grid. Posed against backgrounds that consist of a single, often-bright color, which give the paintings a pop punch, the faces achieve an uncanny likeness; anyone who hangs out in Woodstock would instantly recognize some of these characters. Many look directly at you, others look slightly to the side and a few are in profile; these variations, along with differences in lighting, skin color and hair color and style (this being Woodstock, they include . . .

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