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Self Portraits


  • 1. Self portraits How artists interpret themselves

2. Self Portrait with Felt hat 1887

  • Van Gogh didnt mix colours
  • on his palette but put different
  • coloured brushstrokes next to each
  • other on the canvas.

3. Self Portrait 1886

          • The chosen colours tell
          • us how he is feeling.
          • What do you think he is
          • telling us about himself in
          • this portrait?

4. Self Portrait 1889 Now lets take a look at this painting up close. 5. He used thick brushstrokes: dots, short stripes, parallel marks, lined up straight, radiating from a point, angled lined, curved brushstrokes and lots of cross hatching. 6. Self Portrait 1896 Paul Gaugin, a French artist attempted to paint the many different sides of his character. 7. What do you think he is trying to tell us here? 8.

  • Might not a painters choice of lines and colors give an indication of his character, whether it is noble or common . . . January 1885 to friend Emile Schuffenecker

9. What does he tell us here Can you see any symbols in the painting which tell us something of his character? Why do you think he uses these colours? 10. Is this the same Gauguin? What do you think about him now? 11. Take a look at Andy Warhol 12. This is what he thought

  • I am a deeply superficial person. Andy Warhol
  • If you want to know all about Andy Warhol, just look at the surface of my paintings and films and me, and there I am. Theres nothing behind it. Andy Warhol

13. Self Portrait 1986 How does this make you feel? 14. Self Portrait 1964