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    This self-portrait is the last ever self-portrait painted by Vincent van Gogh before he died on the 29th July 1890 as a result of a self-inflicted bullet wound. This self-portrait is the last ever self-portrait painted by Vincent van Gogh before he died on the 29th July 1890 as a result of a self-inflicted bullet wound. The first thing I notice when I look at the painting is the amount of blue used to create the background, the jacket and also the darker, shaded areas on van Gogh’s face

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    Report On Self Portrait

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    Report: Self Portrait By Catherine Pearson History of Western Art 1B 8:25 MW Professor Sandra C. Haynes March 31, 2014 Self Portrait Rembrandt van Rijn, Dutch Baroque 1636-38 Oil of panel 24 ⅞ x 19 ¾ Very good condition Rembrandt van Rijn, a prolific painter and etcher, is noted as the greatest Dutch artist of the Golden Age. Pasadena’s Norton Simon museum is home to some of his achievements, including one of his many self portraits

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    Albrecht Durer Self-Portrait

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    artist and creator, is reflected in the Self-portrait in a Fur Collared Robe (Strieder 10). With the portrait, Durer's highly self-conscious approach to his status as an artist coveys his exalted mission of art more clearly than in any other painting. He seems to be "less concerned with himself as a person than with himself as an artist, and less with the artist than with the origin and exalted mission of art itself." (Strieder 13). In this self-portrait Durer portrays himself in the guise of

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    Egon Schiele's Self-Portrait When I look at this portrait, the first thing that hits me is the way the artist, Egon Schiele, appears to have made himself look animated, like a cartoon. The way in which his right eye is rounded like a cartoon character and his left eye is squinting and almost shut, adds to the idea of a the portrait being a cartoon. The squinted left eye is as if he is sneaking around and evaluating his surroundings. If you cover the right side of the face (with the widely opened

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    sea animals and for people of Brazil. Vik Muniz’s self-portrait project can be seen as part of community based art, bringing direct change in to people’s life, and raising awareness to the two most important issue of the time: poverty and recycling materials. In our society, we give certain degree of respect and value to person according to his or her occupation. Muniz help them get respect from the people through his project. When self-portraits were sold in the auction, Tiao was crying because

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    Each artist is an individual with a unique style, and although these styles can be similar in practice – the individuality of the artist often proves the discriminating factor for a successful artwork. Self-portraits are beneficial when looking at the individuality of the artist as there are two aspects to look at – the artist’s style, and the artist’s view of him/herself. The latter can provide a brief insight into the mental situation of the artist as well as any apparent influencing factors of

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    Self Portraits: Ekphrasis Poetry

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    and emotional associations for the artist. The poems, specifically “Self-Portrait Monet” and “Late Self-Portrait Rembrandt” are presented through emotional terms, associated not only with the circumstances influencing each artist, but the internal crisis and life consuming desire to paint what they see, experience and felt, to echo back and remember things passed. In fact, the poems “Self-Portrait Monet” and “Late Self-Portrait Rembrandt” pay lyrical homage to artists’ work and biographies, the remembering

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    Picture of Dorian Gray - Parallel between Dorian and his Self-portrait Oscar Wilde's novel, "The Picture of Dorian Gray", presented many themes. One such theme is the idea of doubleness. Oscar Wilde used this as a technique to link his characters and ideas. While doubleness is shown in many aspects of the novel, the most obvious and most important presence of it is the parallel between the main character, Dorian, and his self-portrait. This bond between Dorian and his picture is crucial to

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    Touch the Earth, A self-portrait of Indian existence by TC McLuhan This book is meant to describe the experience of the North American Indian as their way of life was altered by the intrusion of white man upon this continent. The writings are composed of selections taken from letters and orations by Indians primarily from the eighteenth century until the mid-twentieth century. This historical perspective of their experience with nature is not necessarily a well-known account as far as popular

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    Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn's Self-Portraits

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    painted many self-portraits throughout his career, and about forty have survived. In studying these paintings, one will find that a certain growth and development of his style happened throughout his life. For example, in his earlier self-portraits, he used a technique that is called chiaroscuro, which is the use of deep variations of light and shade. In these early paintings, it is hard to tell what Rembrandt looked like because of the shadows covering his face. The later portraits, however,

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