Autoportrait Day 281~ Chila Kumari Burman

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

British multimedia artist Chila Kumari Singh Burman MBE (1957)

1. Self-portrait in Pigtails, 2017 / Mixed media / Artist’s collection

2. Auto-Portrait, 1996-2013 / Inkjet on canvas / Friends of the Huntley Archives at LMA, London, UK

3. 28 Positions in 34 years, 1992 / Color laser print on paper / Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK

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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~

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:

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:

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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:

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

Adrian Piper on Wikiart:

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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:

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:

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