A Cultural History
From the earliest myths of Narcissus to the prolific self-image-making of today, this all-encompassing cultural history of self-portraiture, filled with beautiful illustrations, offers insights into artists' personal, psychological and creative worlds.
James Hall is an art historian, lecturer and broadcaster, and is a visiting research fellow at the University of Southampton. He is the author of four critically acclaimed books, including The World as Sculpture: The
Changing Status of Sculpture from the Renaissance to the Present Day and The Sinister Side: How Left-Right Symbolism Shaped Western Art.