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Published by LCP in London .
Written in English


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SeriesBA thesis Graphic and Media Design 2002
ContributionsLondon College of Printing.
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Open LibraryOL18847354M

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The contemporary self-portraiture has spread across all media and styles from Warhol’s Pop Art portraits and Francis Bacon expressionistic ones to photorealistic pieces by Chuck Close and self-portrait photography by Cindy Sherman that explores the female identity. Let’s take a look at the most famous self-portraits Contemporary portraits A selection of contemporary portraits from to the present day, some of which are on display at the Gallery. Portraits below are listed in chronological ://   Contemporary self portraiture has developed across all media. It encompasses Pop Art portraits by Andy Warhol, surrealistic portraits in oils by Francis Bacon (); large-scale neck-up self-portraits in the photorealism style by the paralyzed American artist Chuck Close (b) - who builds up his paintings in small squares from The newly revised edition of Self-Portraits features work by celebrated artists such as Durer, Rembrandt, Marina Abramovic, David Hockney, and Cindy Sherman, but has also been expanded to include the work of marginal figures, feminist artworks and the self-portraits of artists with diverse ethnic and geographical backgrounds."-