Christophe Charbonnel---That eye!  That's what I'm talking about!

Christophe Charbonnel 1967 "The eye"

Francis Bacon. Self-Portrait. 1969.   --I cannot help wondering what put him over the edge (if anything)--some artists are wack, some are just good at digging into what that "wack" must feel like...

Francis Bacon - Self-Portrait, 1969 oil on canvas, x cm private collection

Olivier De Sagazan

PERFORMANCE ART 'Transfiguration', Olivier De Sagazan The story of a failure. The inability of a painter-sculptor to give life to his work. In a desperate gesture, the painter goes under the clay to give his life.

Narciso, de Caravaggio. Viva imagen de nuestra sociedad. Mundo de apariencias, feria de vanidades, quién pudiera huir de ti...

Narcissus Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Antica, Rome Narcissus rejected the love of all, including the love of the nymph Echo and for his cruelty was condemned by the god Nemesis to drown while admiring his own reflecti

LUCIAN FREUD  #expressionism #surrealism

Self Portrait, by Lucien Freud. I have looked at this to portray an image of Freud without the stretched and distorted effects applied by Bacon, in a series of three paintings.

Self Portrait at Sixteen. Courtesy of Gillian Wearing

Artist Gillian Wearing Puts On Other People

“Self portrait at 17 years old” by Gillian Wearing, 2003 © Gillian Wearing, courtesy Maureen Paley, London

A Greek form of Hermes    #illustration #greek # mythology

Secret Teachings of All Ages: The Life and Teachings of Thoth Hermes Trismegistus

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