You can almost make a game of your walk through “The Portrait Unbound,” a new exhibition of portraits at the High Museum of Art that opens Jan. 23.
What do a red wagon and the Vietnam Veterans Memorial have in common? Colin Powell.
An American flag, an old airplane, a spacecraft? Buzz Aldrin.
A silhouette from “The Color Purple” and a line of Grammys? Quincy Jones.
The digital images, photographed, layered and manipulated by California artist Robert Weingarten, are his answer to the question of whether you can make a portrait of a person without using their image. He signed on high-profile subjects — Mikhail Baryshnikov, Jane Goodall, Billy Graham, Sandra Day O’Connor, Steven Sondheim — and asked for a list of objects that represent them.