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Self Portraits

How Artists Are Using The Selfie As A Radical Weapon For Change

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 09.03.2015 | Arts

Selfies can be a lot more complicated than we think. Need proof? Long before Kim Kardashian began collecting material for Selfish, ra...

Artist Snaps A Nude Self-Portrait Everyday, Challenging Our Concepts Of 'Maleness'

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 09.02.2015 | Arts

Warning: This article contains many a full frontal nude photo and is most likely not appropriate for work environments.  As recently elucidated b...

Barren Optimism: How My Photography Is Influenced by Andrew Wyeth's Paintings

Heather Hummel | Posted 08.21.2015 | Arts
Heather Hummel

I captured this self-portrait, titled "Wading Through," at King Family Vineyards in rural Crozet, Virginia. When I asked the owner, James King, about the field's status, he indicated that it had peaked two weeks earlier, on July 12th. He could not have known that was also my 50th birthday.

What I Learned From Drawing My Face Over And Over

By Mina Liu | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.20.2015 | Arts

Growing up, I wanted to conquer a plethora of occupations. There was that time I wanted to be a fashion designer but gave up halfway through sewing m...

Looking For Intimacy In The Digital Age, An Artist Recreates Your Sexy Selfies

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 07.23.2015 | Arts

You pose, you find a flattering angle, you snap a selfie, you send it to your beau, they check it out and 30 seconds later the image dissolves into t...

Nude Bodies Invade Some Of The World's Greatest Natural Landscapes

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 07.17.2015 | Arts

Peer into the expanses of a Ruben Brulat photography, and you'll find yourself playing a different kind of Where's Waldo? Instead of a man in st...

This Awesome Self-Portrait Project Puts the 'Terrific' in 'Hipsterrific'

DL Cade | Posted 06.16.2015 | Arts
DL Cade

When it came time for Sao Paolo-based photographer and art director Adriano Alarcon to shave the beard he had spent 4 months growing, he didn't waste ...

One Photographer-Dancer Is Taking Ballet Selfies All Across Berlin

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 03.17.2015 | Arts

Mickael Jou is a photographer. And Mickael Jou is a dancer. His project "365 Photos" succinctly captures these two passions, in a series of urban snap...

Bong Jung Kim Gets Right to the Point

D. Dominick Lombardi | Posted 01.31.2015 | Arts
D. Dominick Lombardi

Bong Jung Kim has a very deliberate and consistent way of working. His intention, which is navigated through bold combinations and contentious juxtapositions of symbols, mixes metaphors as he vies for a deeper cord in our psyches.

For 15 Years, This Photographer Inserted Herself Into Other Women's Lives

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.09.2014 | Arts

Dita Pepe's photographs look like the fragments of a forgotten family album. Except in these portraits, the subjects seem to be plucked from dozens of...

Youngho Kang: 99 Variations of a Self-Portrait

Jason Landry | Posted 09.14.2014 | Arts
Jason Landry

I met South Korean photographer Youngho Kang at the LensCulture FotoFest Paris portfolio review event in 2013. Kang is not shy in front of the camera. In each image, he's playing a part in a story that only he could tell.

Dead Mickey: Photographer Styles and Shoots Himself Dead

Jenny Block | Posted 09.09.2014 | Arts
Jenny Block

Mickey Strider photographs himself as a dead body in a multitude of dramatic settings, from the profound to the profane. They are desolate and detached. They are also compellingly beautiful, and impossible to turn away from.

Jane Szabo: Sense of Self

Shana Nys Dambrot | Posted 09.05.2014 | Arts
Shana Nys Dambrot

The images in Jane Szabo's Sense of Self exists at the intersection of multiple threads of contemporary photography.

Mapping New Ground: the Artist-Run London Biennale Pollination Event

JK Russ | Posted 08.27.2014 | Arts
JK Russ

The street frontages do not automatically suggest art venues within. But each of these four locations is host to the '2014 London Biennale Pollination in Las Vegas.'

Better Selfies Through Chemistry

James Marshall Crotty | Posted 07.22.2014 | Technology
James Marshall Crotty

The selfie is here to stay, despite reports of its demise. Love it or loathe it, the self-portraits snapped with handheld devices that Ellen DeGe...

Revealing The Many Faces Of Vincent Van Gogh On His 161st Birthday

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 03.30.2014 | Arts

Today marks the birthday of Vincent van Gogh, the Dutch post-Impressionist who brought the world unforgettable visions of sunflowers and starry nights...

These Are Not Your Average Selfies (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 03.07.2014 | Arts

Japanese photographer Noriko Yabu makes self-portraits, capturing her outstretched body and pinched face with her own lens. Yet, gazing upon her works...

Notes From the Road: Boston

Don Bacigalupi | Posted 04.06.2014 | Arts
Don Bacigalupi

Cobi Moules's paintings of landscapes honor the traditions of the Great American Landscape as envisioned by the Hudson River School painters while at the same time recognizing some diminishment of those landscapes brought about by modern accessibility.

There Is No One Definition Of Feminine Beauty, And Here's Proof

Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts

Juno Calypso is a London-based photographer with a knack for self-portraiture and exploring the constraints of feminine beauty. You might know her bet...

Before You Post Your Next Selfie, Read This: 3 Tips for Face Flattering Photos

Heather Hummel | Posted 02.15.2014 | Arts
Heather Hummel

So you say you're not photogenic? That the camera puts on unwanted pounds? Or you're just too camera shy? From the Facebook news feeds I see, this isn't the case anymore. People are photographing themselves in selfies and group photos and are sharing them all over social media.

Why You Just Can't Help But Selfie

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

We do it from the mundane comfort of our bedrooms and offices and to commemorate special occasions, like a beach vacation or the high school prom. It ...

This Is What It Would Look Like If You Dated Yourself

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 11.04.2013 | Women

You've probably never seen couples' portraits quite like this before. UK-based photographer Penelope Koliopoulou shot a photo series where she pos...

Spoofing the Self-Portrait: Joshua Abelow at Wasserman

John Corso | Posted 01.23.2014 | Detroit
John Corso

His show at Wasserman Projects presents a straightforward collection of 16 paintings and five framed drawings, but the content is anything but obvious.

Sartorial Anarchy; Style and Sympathies by IKÉ UDÉ

Evelyne Politanoff | Posted 12.08.2013 | Arts
Evelyne Politanoff

Style and Sympathies include a selection of self-portraits from Nigerian born IKÉ UDÉ's critically acclaimed Sartorial Anarchy series and for the fi...

Are Selfies Ruining Your Relationships?

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 12.01.2013 | Women
Dr. Peggy Drexler

The trick with selfies may be to look at why you're taking them -- and what they do for you. Posting affirming selfies can be empowering. But they can also help reinforce the idea that what matters most in this world is how things, and people, look.