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    500 Self-Portraits

    Julian Bell, Liz Rideal, Phaidon, 2018

    Firstly published in 1937, this evocative book tells the fascinating story of self portraiture in art history. As a Phaidon Classic, the book presents 500 of the world’s greatest and most iconic self portraits, arranged in a simple chronological sequence from ancient times to the late 20th century. It sheds light on artists’ urge to paint themselves, with names working in painting, photography, sculpture, and performance. from Dürer to Rembrandt, David Hockney to Cindy Sherman, this comprehensive book which includes artist quotes and essays by Julian Bell and Liz Rideal can be found on Amazon.com.