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Portrait web

  1. 1. History of the Portrait
  2. 2. History of the PortraitWhy do we make images of ourselves and others?
  3. 3. por•trait |ˈpôrtrət; -ˌtrāt|noun
  4. 4. por•trait |ˈpôrtrət; -ˌtrāt|noun 1. a work of art that represents a specific person.
  5. 5. por•trait |ˈpôrtrət; -ˌtrāt|noun 1. a work of art that represents a specific person. portraits usually show what a person looks like as well as revealing something about the subject’s personality.
  6. 6. por•trait |ˈpôrtrət; -ˌtrāt|noun 1. a work of art that represents a specific person. portraits usually show what a person looks like as well as revealing something about the subject’s personality. portraits can be made of any sculptural material or in any two-dimensional medium.
  7. 7. Rhinoceros, man, and bison. Lascaux, France, ca. 15,000-13,000 B.C.
  8. 8. Handprint, Chauvet Cave, France ca. 30,000-28,000 B.C.
  9. 9. M.C. Escher (Dutch)Hand with Reflecting Sphere, 1935
  10. 10. Gabriel Orozco (Mexican)My Hands are My Heart, 1991
  11. 11. Figurine of a woman, Syros, Greece ca. 2500-2300 B.C.
  12. 12. Constantin Brancusi, (Romanian) Sleeping Muse, 1910
  13. 13. Gold funerary mask, Mycenae, Greece ca. 1650 B.C.
  14. 14. Damien Hirst (German)For the Love of God, 2007 A.D.a platinum skull encrusted with 8,601diamonds, sold for $100,000,000
  15. 15. Leonardo da Vinci (Italian) ca. 1512
  16. 16. Albrecht Durer (German)Self-Portrait at 22, 1493
  17. 17. Albrecht Durer (German)Self-Portrait at 22, 1493
  18. 18. Albrecht Durer (German) Self-Portrait at 26, 1498Self-Portrait at 22, 1493
  19. 19. Albrecht Durer (German) Self-Portrait at 26, 1498Self-Portrait at 22, 1493
  20. 20. Albrecht Durer (German) Self-Portrait at 26, 1498Self-Portrait at 22, 1493 Self-Portrait at 28, 1500
  21. 21. Noah Kalina (American)Noah K. Everyday 2000-Present
  22. 22. Leonardo da Vinci (Italian) Mona Lisa, ca. 1503-1506
  23. 23. Salvador Dali (Spanish)Self Portrait as Mona Lisa, 1954
  24. 24. Diego Velazquez (Spanish)Las Meninas (The Maids of Honor), 1656
  25. 25. Pablo Picasso (Spanish) Self-Portrait, 1907
  26. 26. Frida Kahlo(Mexican)Two Fridas, 1939
  27. 27. Ron Mueck (American) Mask II, 2001
  28. 28. Ron Mueck (American)Crouching Boy in Mirror, 1999-2000

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