The famous Norwegian painter, whose work often portrayed dark, personal narrative themes, also dabbled in photography. At a time when it was uncommon (and technically very difficult) to turn the camera on oneself, he created a serious of “selfies”. Read the full article.
More on selfies, from Noell Oszvald
The Mirror and the Meme, on 600 years of “selfies”
Portrait of Nathaniel Olds by Jeptha Wade from the CMA collection; used as my avatar on several social platforms over the years.
Half century selfie
on the occasion…