self portraiture

Photos

Seven Photographers Bring New Energy to Self-Portraiture

They offer fresh directions to one of the oldest photographic genres.
Jon Feinstein
1.24.19
Halloween

The Photographer Who Makes Dating Look Like Actual Hell

Artist Robert Hickerson makes online dating look like 'Creepshow 2.'
Elizabeth Renstrom
10.28.17
Photography

Discarded Objects Make These Nude Self-Portraits Surreal

Everything but the clothes are crucial in Marwane Pallas's fashion images.
Andrew Nunes
7.10.17
Exhibition

John O'Reilly on the Literary Muses That Shaped His 50-Year Art Career

A new exhibition at the Worcester Art Museum surveys 85 of O’Reilly’s photomontage and collage works.
Nathaniel Ainley
7.7.17
Illustration

[NSFW] Violent Erotic Drawings Explore the Primal Sides of Womanhood

The illustrator tells stories of female identity with breathtaking honesty and a touch of the occult.
Maya-Roisin Slater
3.8.17
Art

Out of Context, Freaky Self-Portraiture Barely Looks Human

Hungarian photographer Borbála Földes abstracts her own body until it is nearly unrecognizable.
Andrew Nunes
2.11.17
Photography

Meet the Artist Who Spent 20 Months in Self-Imposed Isolation in Gaza

In protest against the cruel realities of Gaza, Nidaa Badwan spent 20 months straight in her 100 square foot room.
Andrew Nunes
10.17.16
Art

21 Female Artists Reflect on the Origins of Self-Portraiture

Using photography, collage, tapestry, and video, Erin M. Riley, Leah Schrager, Alexa Meade, and more reveal the meanings of self-representation today.
Masha (Maria) Koblyakova
10.4.16
Art

150 Self-Portraits Reveal the Inner Lives of Iconic Artists

600 years of self-portraiture emerges in 'Facing the World: Self-Portraits from Rembrandt to Ai Weiwei.'
Andrew Nunes
9.6.16
Photos

Gorgeous Photos from Inside the Cuban American Queer Scene

Alexis Ruiseco's images seem at once artfully composed and spontaneous, subversive and glamorous.
Alexis Ruiseco
8.29.16
Art

[Best of 2015] This Year in Art Selfies

Whether groundbreaking or narcissistic, selfie art had a big year.
Andrew Nunes
12.22.15
Art

What's the Deal with the Selfie Generation?

On selfies, Lacan, and the modern mirror stage.
Heidi Harrington-Johnson
8.25.15