Artists' self- portraits (Book, 2006) []
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Artists' self- portraits

Artists' self- portraits

Author: Omar Calabrese; Marguerite Shore; Abbeville Publishing Group.
Publisher: New York ; London : Abbeville Press Publishers, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats

An insightful, lavishly illustrated history of self-portraits by well-known artists from early examples in classical times through its flowering in the Renaissance to modern interpretations.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Omar Calabrese; Marguerite Shore; Abbeville Publishing Group.
ISBN: 0789208946 9780789208941
OCLC Number: 1084528632
Description: 391 stron : ilustracje kolorowe ; 34 cm.
Contents: Introduction 23 1 The Artist's Signature The problem of identity from antiquity to the middle ages 29 2 Precursors to Alfred Hitchcock The self-portrait as an aside 49 3 "Je est un autre" The self-portrait as an historic figure 85 4 Created by Myself The self-portrait as a sign of intellectual autonomy 125 5 The Artist and His Double The contradictions of the mirror 161 6 Prominent Artists The self-portrait as a sign of celebrity 183 7 Questions of Genre Women and the self-portrait 215 8 Recurring Motifs The artist as a technician 249 9 Born under Saturn The self-portrait and private passions 283 10 Confessions The autobiographical self-portrait 315 11 Where Is the Image? The negation of the self-portrait 345 Conclusion 379 Notes 381 Bibliography 384 Index of Names 386
Other Titles: Arte dell'autoritratto
Responsibility: Omar Calabrese ; translated by Marguerite Shore.


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"Calabreses history of the form highlights its versatility." --The New York Times "Artists' Self-Portraits, a monumental yet lively study, encompasses the long and illustrious history of this piquant Read more...

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