Draft collection of self-portraits from artists across time and cultures. January 26, 2016
What is the artist's message? What is the portrait made of? Why do you think the artist chose this media?
At first this portrait seems childlike and friendly, due to the bright colors and bold circular shapes. However, the brush strokes seem like gauges to the canvas.
How does the artist use contrast to create art with impact?
How did the artist create emotion?
note the major distortions of color, scale, and expression
Read the details section to learn how the artist created this unusual pose.
Do you think that the artist believed Jesus on the Cross was watching over him?
How can you tell this is not a selfie?
Credits: All media
This user gallery has been created by an independent third party and may not always represent the views of the institutions, listed below, who have supplied the content.
LIFE Photo Collection
National Museum of Women in the Arts
Galleria d'Arte Moderna
Museum of Fine Arts in Peredelkino
The International Museum of Children's Art
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
MALI, Museo de Arte de Lima
The Munch Museum, Oslo
Korean Art Museum Association
Muzeul Național Brukenthal
Museo Dolores Olmedo
Royal Collection Trust, UK
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