Art and Self-Portraits

Online Workshop

A self portrait of vincent van gogh; he is gazing towards the viewer i Vincent van Gogh (1853–1890), Self-Portrait, 1887, The Art Institute of Chicago. Creative Commons Zero (CC0).

Available as an online workshop only

Using our online virtual tour of The Morgan Stanley Exhibition: Van Gogh. Self-Portraits. students will have the opportunity to see an outstanding selection of self-portraits by Van Gogh. Taking as its springboard Van Gogh’s iconic Self-Portrait with Bandaged Ear, one of the most celebrated works in The Courtauld’s collection, this exhibition was the first time that the full span of his self-portraiture had been explored.

The workshop will encourage thinking, discussion and practical activity exploring ideas around self-portraiture.


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