Description of the artwork «Self-portrait»
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Definitely happy: artists who lived in clover. Part 1
Contemporary artists have successfully dealt away with a stereotypical image of a crazy vagabond in a beret and vest who's wearing a beard and long hair. A lot of them look stylish and wear Versace. Damien Hirst puts massive rings on all of his fingers at once, Gerhard Richter is conventionally imposing, Jeff Koons gets photographed wearing a white suit and a tie. However, there are still myths…
Know yourself: 10 famous self portraits
Why do artists produce self portraits? Firstly, it is the best way to make a self concept and to express oneself; secondly, it helps to master skills without a model. What is more important for history? Some of self portraits are only illustrations for life histories and at the same time some of them have become iconic masterpieces.