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 134~ Anna Hyatt Huntington

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

American sculptor Anna Hyatt Huntington (1876-1973)

1. Hand, Anna Huntington, 1935 / Bronze / National Academy of Design, NYC

2. Hand of Anna Hyatt Huntington, 1935 / Aluminum / Collection of The Hispanic Society of America, NY, NY

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“Tools for Understanding Anna Hyatt Huntington’s Hands: Scratching the Surface of the Sculptor’s Persona”
http://annahyatthuntington.weebly.com/tools-for-understanding-anna-hyatt-huntingtons-hands.html

Autoportrait Day 115~ Kenturah Davis

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

American contemporary artist Kenturah Davis (born 1984)

1. Narrative IV, 2014 / Pencil on paper / Private collection

2. All Water Has Perfect Memory, 2018 / Oil paint applied with rubber stamp letters
and graphite grid on embossed paper / Private collection

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Autoportrait Day 111~ Elena Luksch-Makowsky

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

Russian painter and sculptor Elena Luksch-Makowsky (1878-1967)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elena_Luksch-Makowsky
https://www.dailyartmagazine.com/elena-luksch-makowsky/

Something a little different today. I’m presenting her work as a slide show since I was unable to dig up much information regarding the various self-portraits I found online.

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(Note: you can right-click on any image and open it in a new tab if you want to see a larger version)

Autoportrait Day 102~ Malvina Hoffman

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

American sculptor and author Malvina Hoffman (1887-1966)

1. Self-Portrait, 1929 / Plaster with nails / New-York Historical Society, NYC

2. Self-Portrait, 1929 / Limestone / Smithsonian American Art Museum, DC

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Autoportrait Day 96~ Rose Bean Simpson

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

Mixed-media artist Rose Bean Simpson (born 1983)

American Gothic, 2012 / Wallhanging: wood, stoneware, adobe, goose feather / Penn Museum, Philadelphia, PA
“American Gothic is about the personal relationship with the masculine and feminine parts of myself.”

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Autoportrait Day 95~ Elizabeth Catlett

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

Sculptor, painter, and printmaker Elizabeth Catlett (1915-2012)

Self-Portrait, 1999 / Silver pencil on black paper / Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

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