A random survey of self-portraits created by women through the centuries
Line Up 5, 2014 / Photograph of artist amidst a crowd of mannequins
Various collections, including Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, South Hadley, MA
1. Self-Portrait as a Chimera, c.1880 / Bronze
Various collections including Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois
Niki Charitable Art Foundation
3. Mystic Sky with Self-Portrait, 1992 / Color offset lithograph and collage
Various collections, including RISD Museum, Providence, RI
Gülsün Karamustafa (born 1946, Ankara, Turkey) is a visual artist and filmmaker. Her installations, paintings, sculptures, and videos examine the complexities of gender, globalization, and migration.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/G%C3%BCls%C3%BCn_Karamustafa
Prayer Rug with Elvis by Gülsün Karamustafa
1986 / Tapestry collage / 70-4/5″x41-1/3″ / Photo from SALT Research Library
Gülsün Karamustafa on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/gulsun-karamustafa/
Carolee Schneemann (October 12, 1939-March 6, 2019) was an American visual experimental artist, known for her multi-media works on the body, narrative, sexuality and gender.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carolee_Schneemann
Four Fur Cutting Boards by Carolee Schneemann / 1962-63
Oil paint, umbrellas, motors, light bulbs, string lights, photographs, fabric, lace, hubcaps, printed papers, mirror, nylon stockings, nails, hinges, and staples on wood / 90-1/2″x131″x52″ / ©Estate of Carolee Schneemann
Carolee Schneemann on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/carolee-schneemann/
Nancy Holt (April 5, 1938-February 8, 2014) was an American artist most known for her public sculpture, installation art, concrete poetry, and land art.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nancy_Holt
Sun Tunnels by Nancy Holt
1973-76 / 4 22-ton concrete cylinders / each 9′ high x 18′ long / Great Basin Desert, Utah
Nancy Holt on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/nancy-louise-holt/