Autoportrait Day 147~ Sophie Taeuber-Arp

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

Swiss artist and designer Sophie Taeuber-Arp (1889-1943)

1. Head [possible self-portrait], 1920 / Oil on wood with glass beads on wire / MoMA, NYC

2. “Self Portrait with Dada Head” [Photo: Nic Aluf], 1920 / Gelatin silver print / SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA
[MoMA also refers to this as a self portrait]

3. Self-portrait, Strasbourg, 1926 / Photograph / Stiftung Arp e.V., Berlin, Germany

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Autoportrait Day 144~ Louise Hollandine of the Palatinate

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

Painter and abbess Louise Hollandine of the Palatinate (1622-1709)

1. Self-portrait holding a paint brush, c.1650 / Oil on panel / Private collection

2. Self-portrait as Benedictine nun, ND / Oil on canvas / Private collection

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