Francesca Makohon-Keogh

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And Now There Is a 'National Selfie Portrait Gallery'

The contemporary version of the age-old self-portrait gets the gallery treatment.<p>Rembrandt did it. So did Raphael. And Van Gogh. And Kahlo and Beale and Courbet. The self-portrait, as a form, has been around almost as long as portraiture itself has—a testament to artists' obsession not only with …

Great Writers Reflect on the Divide Between Private Person and Public Persona in Hand-Drawn Self-Portraits

<i>“It is to my other self, to Borges, that things happen… I live, I agree to go on living, so that Borges may fashion his literature,”</i> Jorge Luis Borges wrote in his famous essay “Borges and I,” eloquently exploring our shared human tendency to disintegrate into multiple personas as our public and …

Rare portrait of Windsor watercolourist Paul Sandby gets showing

More than 250 years after he first made his name with his views of Windsor, a rare portrait miniature of acclaimed watercolourist Paul Sandby is to go on show in a new exhibition at Windsor Castle.<p>One of only a few images of the landscape painter (1731-1809), who along with his older brother Thomas …

Off Your Phone and On View: The National #Selfie Portrait Gallery

The following self-portraits are taken by artists presenting short form video selfies at the National #Selfie Portrait G<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Jesse Darling<p>1 …

Vivian Maier: Self-Portraits