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Group Exhibition of Womxn Print Artists at Eclectica Print Gallery Featuring: Duduza Mchunu Stephani Mūller Gitte Möller Anya Ramparsad Arabella Caccia Tyra Naidoo Leila Fanner Adrian Ranger

Press Release

Throughout art history, a mark of a ‘master’ artist was the existence of an exceptional self-portrait – to be immortalized in an image and rendered as a true likeness to be sure that future generations could know the mark of this master. In as much, the self-portrait is an easy and handy practice tool – an intimate and accessible resource.

The legacy of the self portrait extends into the …

Throughout art history, a mark of a ‘master’ artist was the existence of an exceptional self-portrait – to be immortalized in an image and rendered as a true likeness to be sure that future generations could know the mark of this master. In as much, the self-portrait is an easy and handy practice tool – an intimate and accessible resource.

The legacy of the self portrait extends into the contemporary paradigm but has morphed into a continuous cycle of obsessive self-documentation or in parallel sometimes calls for the rejection of identifiers all together. Representations of self can mean an …