See TIME’s Portraits of the Winning Actors From the 2014 Oscars

Beautiful photographs of the four winners in the acting categories show their craft

The Oscars have come and gone, but these four performances are enduring. Here, find TIME’s portraits of the actors who took home the top prizes at the 86th Academy Awards: Cate Blanchett, Matthew McConaughey, Jared Leto and Lupita Nyong’o.

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