Autoportrait Day 208~ Joni Mitchell

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

Singer, songwriter, and visual artist Joni Mitchell (born 1943)

1. Self portrait, 1969 / Gouache / Cover for Clouds, 1969, Reprise Records

2. Self portrait, c.1971 / Watercolor / Handbound book, original edition of 100 copies
Printed as Morning Glory On The Vine: Early Songs and Drawings, in 2019

3. Self portrait, 1981 / Limited edition offset lithograph print
Image from cover art for Wild Things Run Fast, 1982, Geffen Records

4. Both Sides 1, 1999 / Oil on canvas / Front cover of Both Sides Now, 2000, Reprise

5. Both Sides 2, 1999 / Oil on canvas / Back cover of Both Sides Now, 2000, Reprise

6. Self portrait, 2004 / Oil on canvas / Cover for Dreamland, 2004, Rhino

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Autoportrait Day 203~ Emma Amos

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

Artist, educator, and activist Emma Amos (1937-2020)

1. Without Feather Boa, 1965 / Etching and aquatint / Various locations, including Whitney Museum of American Art, NYC

2. Self-Portrait, 1982 / Etching, drawing, and Xerox / Reproduced in Heresies: A Feminist Publication on Art & Politics 4, no. 3, issue 15

3. Tightrope, 1994 / Acrylic on canvas with African fabric borders and photo transfer / Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minnesota

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Autoportrait Day 179~ Dörte Helm

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

German artist, painter, and designer Dörte Helm (1898-1941)

1. Self-portrait, 1918 / Etching / Private collection?

2. Self-portrait with Cactus, 1926 / Pastel on paper / Private collection

3. Self-Portrait, 1927 / Pastel on paper / Private collection

4. Self-Portrait, 1929 / Painting / Bauhaus Archive Museum of Design, Berlin, DE

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Autoportrait Day 177~ Margo Humphrey

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

American printmaker, illustrator, and educator Margo Humphrey (born 1942)

1. Portrait of the Artist on the way to the store for more nectarines and oranges, 1981
Lithograph, edition of 25 / Various collections

2. The History of Her Life Written Across Her Face, 1991
Lithograph with copper leaf and collage additions, edition of 30
Various collections including MoMA, NYC

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Autoportrait Day 109~ Betye Saar

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

Assemblage artist and printmaker Betye Saar (born 1926)

1. Anticipation, 1961 / Screenprint / Various collections, including MoMA, NYC

2. Black Girl’s Window, 1969 / Assemblage / Museum of Modern Art, NYC

3. Mystic Sky with Self-Portrait, 1992 / Color offset lithograph and collage
Various collections, including RISD Museum, Providence, RI

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Autoportrait Day 90~ Marisol

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

French-born Venezuelan-American sculptor Marisol (1930-2016)

1. Dinner Date, 1963 / Painted wood, plaster, textiles, oil on canvas, metal fork, leather boots, paint, graphite / Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT

2. Prototype for Self-Portrait Ring, 1967 / Pigmented wax / MoMA, NYC

3. Self Portrait, 1970-73 / Etching on wove paper / Various collections, including Detroit Institute of Arts, MI

4. Self-Portrait Looking at The Last Supper, 1982–84 / Wood, plywood, stone, plaster, aluminum, dye, charcoal / The Met, NYC

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