Autoportrait Day 318~ Dindga McCannon

A random survey of self-portraits created by women through the centuries

Artist, educator, author, and illustrator Dindga McCannon (born 1947)

Threads of the Past, Inspiration for the Future, 2000 / Mixed media quilt / Fridman Gallery, NYC

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Autoportrait Day 311~ Mihri Müşfik Hanım

A random survey of self-portraits created by women through the centuries

Abkhazian painter Mihri Rasim Müşfik Açba (1886-1954)

1. Self-portrait, ND / Oil on panel / Istanbul Museum of Painting and Sculpture

2. Self-portrait, pre-1918 / Technique and size unknown / Lost

3. To My Dear Vecih, Istanbul Memory (self-portrait), 1920 / Watercolor / Yapı Kredi Collection

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From 2019:
Overlooked No More: Mihri Rassim, Feminist Artist in the Ottoman Empire

 

Autoportrait Day 289~ Kara Walker

A random survey of self-portraits created by women through the centuries

American contemporary artist, filmmaker, and educator
Kara Walker (born 1969)

1. Cut[1], 1998 / Cut paper / Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN

2. Miss Obedience[1], 2000 / Marquette for banner / Museum of Modern Art, NYC

3. Only I Can Solve This (the 2016 election)[2], 2016
Ink, watercolor, and graphite on paper / Private collection

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[1] https://journals.openedition.org/lisa/810?lang=en
[2] https://schirn.de/karawalker/digitorial/en

Autoportrait Day 280~ Mary Mabbutt

A random survey of self-portraits created by women through the centuries

British painter and educator Mary Mabbutt (born 1951)

1. Self Portrait with ‘Newton’, 1984 / Oil on canvas / St George’s Hospital, London, UK

2. Red Studio Portrait, 2005 / Oil on canvas / Image from Martin Tinney Gallery, Cardiff, UK

3. A Group of Self Portraits 1,  2017 / Oil on board / Image from artist’s website

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Autoportrait Day 279~ Virginia A. Myers

A random survey of self-portraits created by women through the centuries

American artist and inventor Virginia A. Myers (1927-2015)

Self Portrait with a Hat, c.1960-1970 / Drypoint / The University of Iowa, Iowa City

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“Learn about the Iowa Foil Printer & the hot stamped foil print-making process”:
https://youtu.be/QIDRjnlDP_c

Autoportrait Day 278~ Maud Sulter

A random survey of self-portraits created by women through the centuries

Scottish artist, photographer, writer, and
feminist activist Maud Sulter (1960-2008)

1. Calliope from Zabat series, 1989 / Dye destruction print / Victoria & Albert Museum, London, UK

2. Hysteria from Hysteria installation, 1991 / Black and white
photographic print / Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, UK

3. Les Bijoux I from Les Bijoux series, 2002 / Polaroid print on paper / Tate, London, UK

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Autoportrait Day 262~ Lois Mailou Jones

A random survey of self-portraits created by women through the centuries

American artist and educator Lois Mailou Jones (1905-1998)

1. Self Portrait, N/D / Painting / Location?

2. Self Portrait, 1940 / Casein on board / Smithsonian American Art Museum, DC

3. Under the Influence of the Masters, 1939 / Gray-wash watercolor / Front page of the Negro History Bulletin, Volume 2, issue 7
“A year later [1940], Jones produced an oil self-portrait with the same short hairstyle as the anonymous painter in the [Negro History Bulletin] watercolor, in a similar smock and collared shirt, suggesting she also had depicted herself in the earlier work.”

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Autoportrait Day 238~ Dorr Bothwell

A random survey of self-portraits created by women through the centuries

American artist, designer, and educator Dorr Bothwell (1902-2000)

Self-Portrait with Tattoos, Samoa, 1928 / Watercolor and ink on paper / Private collection

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More Dorr Bothwell self-portraits at the The Archive of the Mendocino Heritage Artists:
https://www.williamzacha.com/artists/dorr-bothwell/db-art/db-self-portraits/