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sarah ball

b.1965

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sarah ball's most recent work are incricate and diminutive painted portraits taken from police mugshots. these delve into ideas surrounding 19th century physiognomy - which was a widely explored and believed notion that there was a connection between an individuals outward appearance and the inner character - in essence good people 'looked good' and bad peopple 'looked bad'. this research progressed to include alphone bertillon's identification system. bertillon was a french police officer and biometrics researcher who applied the anthropological technique of anthropometry to law enforcement, creating an identification system based on physical measurements

 

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sarah ball's most recent work are incricate and diminutive painted portraits taken from police mugshots. these delve into ideas surrounding 19th century physiognomy - which was a widely explored and believed notion that there was a connection between an individuals outward appearance and the inner character - in essence good people 'looked good' and bad peopple 'looked bad'. this research progressed to include alphone bertillon's identification system. bertillon was a french police officer and biometrics researcher who applied the anthropological technique of anthropometry to law enforcement, creating an identification system based on physical measurements

 

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