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Selfie : the changing face of self-portraits

Author: Susie Brooks
Publisher: London : Wayland, 2016. ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
ART: GENERAL INTEREST (CHILDREN'S / TEENAGE). 'Selfies' are everywhere - from Kim Kardashian, queen of the selfie, to the Queen of England photobombing the Australian hockey team's selfie in 2014, you can't open a newspaper, or visit a news website, without seeing one. Recent technology, such as the selfie stick, and camera phones, have helped make the selfie a global trend, so you would be forgiven for thinking  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susie Brooks
ISBN: 9780750299640 0750299649
OCLC Number: 961161454
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 48 pages : colour illustrations, portraits ; 19 cm
Contents: All by your selfie ; Selfies of old ; Jan van Eyck ; Albrecht Dürer ; Selfies in disguise ; Leonardo da Vinci ; The artist at work ; Rembrandt van Rijn ; Elizabeth Vigee le Brun ; Pulling faces ; Gustave Courbet ; The first photos ; Vincent van Gogh ; James Ensor ; Pablo Picasso ; Oscar Kokoschka ; Kahlo & Rivera ; Weird reflections ; Francis Bacon ; Andy Warhol ; Selfies today.
Responsibility: Susie Brooks.


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Produced in conjunction with the Art Archive, this book charts the history of the self portrait, from Indonesian caves, through famous self-portrait artists such as Vincent Van Gogh and Pablo Picasso Read more...

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