Thursday, April 2, 2009

Reflecting on Reflections

Coming April 10th to the National Portrait Gallery is, "Reflections/Refractions: Self-Portraiture in the Twentieth Century." The exhibit includes 75 self portraits from some of the most influential artists of the 20th Century including; Edward Hopper, Alexander Calder, Andy Warhol, Robert Rauschenberg, David Hockney, Chuck Close and Faith Ringgold among others.
The exhibit explores the complexity and the development of understanding self identity in the past century through themes of self-consciousness, vanity, reinvention.
"Reflections/Refractions" runs from April 10th to August 16th, 2009.

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