‘There is a taboo’: Rankin photos tackle baldness head on
Exclusive: Baldpieces confronts mortality and masculine experience of hair loss with striking headwear
For some, it is a source of shame – and a trigger for frequent mirror checks: is my hairline receding? Is there a thin patch on top of my head?
But for the acclaimed photographer Rankin and the conceptual artists Scott Kelly and Ben Polkinghorne, male baldness is something to celebrate. Baldpieces, a series of portraits of men adorned with striking headwear, focuses on masculine beauty and challenges an enduring taboo.Continue reading...