Self & Others: Portrait as Autobiography, published by Magenta Foundation is a culmination of nearly 20 years of portrait photographs by the award-winning American photographer Aline Smithson, who lives and works in Los Angeles, where she was born and raised near Hollywood and Vine. Smithson’s much anticipated first monograph Self & Others presents over 120 photographs focusing on themes such as the innocence of childhood, the pathos of aging, and the passage from adolescence to womanhood. Smithson’s photographs reflect her love of Hollywood movies and stars, fashion, culture from popular to highbrow, and storytelling. Her background as a painter and...
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