The Self-Portrait | Author: Natalie Rudd
In this volume, curator Natalie Rudd expertly casts fresh light on the self-portrait and its international appeal, exploring the historical contexts within which self-portraits have proliferated and considering the meanings they hold today. With commentaries on works by artists ranging from Jan van Eyck and Artemisia Gentileschi to Francisco Goya, Pablo Picasso, Frida Kahlo and Jenny Saville, the book explores the emotive and expressive potential of self-portraiture, and its capacities to distance or to demystify. Can self-portraits offer windows into artistic process? Is there ever a singular identity to be captured? Is it necessary for a self-portrait to depict the human form? In her vibrant and timely discussion, Rudd dissects these and other important questions, revealing the shifting faces of individuality and selfhood in an age where we are interrogating notions of personal identity more than ever before.
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MCA Collection Handbook | Edited by: Natasha Bullock
The MCA Collection Handbook is an A to Z of over 150 artists' from across Australia and their work held in the MCA collection. This lavishly illustrated publication features new...
Zoe Leonard: Al Rio | Author: C. J. Alvarez | Multi-lingual edition
Zoe Leonard is among the most influential artists of her generation. Her work merges photography, sculpture, and installation, balancing rigorous conceptualism with a distinctly personal vision. Al Rio / To the...
Why have there been no great women artists? | Author: Linda Nochlin
The 50th anniversary edition of the first major work of feminist art history, published together with the author?s reflections three decades onLinda Nochlin?s seminal essay on women artists is widely...