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Author: Anthony Bond
ISBN13: 978-1855143579
Title: Self Portraits: From Renaissance to Contemporary
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Language: English
Category: History and Criticism
Publisher: National Portrait Gallery (July 1, 2006)
Pages: 224

Self Portraits: From Renaissance to Contemporary by Anthony Bond

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The artist once stood before a canvas and gazed into a mirror; we, in turn, stand before the canvas looking at what the artist saw in the mirror. For a moment, time and space are collapsed and we find a reflection of ourselves in the artist's eyes

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Self-Portrait: Renaissance to Contemporary' explores self-portraits over 500 years. It includes 56 self-portraits in oil by 56 artists. The historic development is mapped in terms of the artists' perceptions of themselves as well as the development in naturalism through the use of oil paint, invented in the 15th century. The paintings assembled include some very fine and valuable works on loan from major collections around the world.

Anthony Bond is Head Curator of Western Art at the Art Gallery of New South Wales in Sydney and specialises in twentieth- century and contemporary international art. His recent book Body (1997) was awarded the inaugural Power Institute Award for the best book on art history. Joanna Woodall of the Courtauld Institute of Art is an early modern specialist and has written widely on portraiture and issues of realism.

Anthony Bond, Joanna Woodall. Self Portrait: Renaissance to Contemporary. 2. x 2. x . cm. 224 pages.

Download book Self portrait : Renaissance to contemporary, Anthony Bond and Joanna Woodall ; with essays by . Clark, Ludmilla Jordanova and Joseph Leo Koerner.

Focusing on the self-portrait through oils, SELF PORTRAIT: Renaissance to Contemporary traces continuity and change in this genre over 500 years and the particular importance of the medium of oil paint to its development. It is especially concerned with the ways in which portrait likenesses can express the creativity and inventiveness of the artist.

Self portrait: renaissance to contemporary.

An ambitious exploration of the self-portrait from inception in the early fifteenth century to the be ginning of the twenty-first century, this ground breaking book moves beyond the constraints of art history.