The Self-Portrait by
Location: Mugar Library N7618 .H35 2014
This broad cultural history of self-portraiture brilliantly maps the history of the genre, from the earliest myths of Narcissus and the Christian tradition of "bearing witness" to the prolific self-image-making of today's contemporary artists.The book tells the vivid history of works that offer insights into artists' personal, psychological, and creative worlds.
Self Portrait: Renaissance to contemporary by
Location: Mugar Library N7618 .B66 2005
An exploration of the self-portrait from its inception in the early 15th century to the end of the 20th century. With images from collections all over the world, it includes essays on self-portraiture by leading art historians as well as informative analyses.
Narcissus in the Studio: artist portraits and self-portraits by
Location: Mugar Library N7593 .N18 2010
Among the most popular images in the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts are self-portraits and depictions of studio life. This exhibition investigated the complex nature of artistic identity...examining 60 American artists from the 19th century to the present.
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