Autoportrait Day 126~ Sonia Boyce

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

British artist and educator Sonia Boyce, OBE RA (born 1962)

1. Rice n Peas, 1982 / Oil on canvas / Private collection

2. Missionary Position II, 1985 / Watercolor, pastel, and crayon on paper / Tate, UK

3. She Ain’t Holding Them Up, She’s Holding On (Some English Rose), 1986
Oil and pastel on paper / Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, UK

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In Pictures: See Inside Sonia Boyce’s Golden Lion-Winning U.K. Pavilion at the Venice Biennale~
https://news.artnet.com/art-world/sonia-boyce-venice-biennale-2104044

Born November 4~ Keisha Scarville

Keisha Scarville (born November 4, 1975) is an American photographer and multimedia artist. She is an adjunct faculty member at ICP and Parsons School of Art & Design in New York.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keisha_Scarville

Untitled from Mama’s Clothes Series (Submerged Hand) by Keisha Scarville
2017 / Archival digital pigment print / 17”x11” / Editions 1-10 of 10 + 2AP

Keisha Scarville on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/keisha-scarville/

Further reading:
https://www.lightwork.org/archive/keisha-scarville-alma/
https://www.womenandperformance.org/ampersand/28-3-rose-king-scarville
http://mokomagazine.org/wordpress/2018/01/02/i-am-here-an-interview-with-keisha-scarville/

Born September 20~ Adrian Piper

“Adrian Margaret Smith Piper (born September 20, 1948) is a first-generation Conceptual artist and analytic philosopher who was born in New York City.”
Adrian Piper’s “reconstructed” Wikipedia:
http://adrianpiper.com/removed-and-reconstructed-en.wikipedia-biography.shtml

Political Self-Portrait #2 (Race) by Adrian Piper
1978 / Photostat collage / 36″x24″ / Richard and Ellen Sandor Family Collection

Adrian Piper on Wikiart: https://bit.ly/3CvyDEv

Further reading:
https://www.brooklynmuseum.org/eascfa/about/feminist_art_base/adrian-piper
https://www.shadesofnoir.org.uk/creatives/portfolio/adrian-piper/
https://carnegiemuseums.org/magazine-archive/2001/marapr/awm1.htm

Born September 18~ Terry Braunstein

Terry Braunstein (born 1942) is an American multimedia artist whose work includes photography, installation, assemblage, painting, printmaking, video, sculpture, and large permanent public art.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terry_Braunstein_(artist)

Two-page spread from The Untitled Book by Terry Braunstein
1981 / Color xerograph on paper / 10-3⁄4″x8-1⁄2″ / Smithsonian American Art Museum, DC

Terry Braunstein on artist’s website: https://terrybraunstein.com/portfolio1/

Further reading:
https://art.metro.net/artworks/local-odysseys/
https://www.wescover.com/creator/terry-braunstein
https://www.publicartinpublicplaces.info/illuminations-2006-by-terry-braunstein