John Coplans

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John Coplans ‘Self-Portrait (Feet Frontal)’, 1984 © The estate of John Coplans

John Coplans 1920–2003 | Tate

Artist page for John Coplans (1920–2003)

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John Coplans Self-Portrait (Frieze No. Four Panels) 1994 'By cropping off the head, Coplans presents these depersonalised images of the body as a surprising, intriguing object, fascinating in detail and malleability'

‘Self-Portrait (Frieze No. 2, Four Panels)’, John Coplans, 1994 | Tate

Artwork page for ‘Self-Portrait (Frieze No. 2, Four Panels)’, John Coplans, 1994

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‘Self-Portrait (Hands Spread on Knees)’, John Coplans, 1985 | Tate

Artwork page for ‘Self-Portrait (Hands Spread on Knees)’, John Coplans, 1985 These photos were taken by the artist John Coplans of his own gnarled and wrinkled body. Although they are self-portraits, Coplans doesn't show his face. Instead he focuses on isolated body parts such as hands and feet, showing them enlarged and close-up, so that they seem at once familiar and unfamiliar. Coplans' monumental images recall classical sculpture, whilst emphasising the relentless progression of the…