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Two portraits
            Look at Picasso’s portrait, below, of Dora Maar (1937). Traditional portraiture aimed
            to capture the subject. But now, photography can do this. Picasso doesn’t reproduce
            reality, but rather re-creates and in so doing explores its possibilities. Yet if you saw
            her, you’d recognise her:

















































             Compare this to a portrait by Otto Dix, of Sylvia von Harden (1927).
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