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Facing the World

Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh


Self-Portraits Rembrandt to Ai Weiwei

Ever since the Renaissance, and in some cases even earlier, artists have self-consciously created images of themselves. This exhibition presents an exciting selection of portraits, in various media spanning six centuries, from Rembrandt to Ai Weiwei’s instagram posts. The topic is more relevant than ever, as social media thrives on self-portraits and the continual presentation of self. Read more.

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