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David Hockney  self portrait, 1959

Reflective "We thoughtfully consider the world and our own ideas and experience. We work to understand our strengths and weaknesses in order to support our learning and personal development." David Hockney, Self-Portrait, 1954

Lucien Freud, Man with a Feather (Self-portrait), 1943

Lucian Freud at the National Portrait Gallery – in pictures

Jean-Michel Basquiat - Self Portrait, 1984, acrylic and oilstick on paper mounted on canvas, 98.7 x 71.1 cm

Jean-Michel Basquiat - " Self portrait ", 1984 - Acrylic and Oilstick on paper mounted on canvas - x cm (-)

Photographer Jen Davis is awesome, and brave, and fascinating. Over 10 years she documented herself in self-portraits and shares a very intimate and emotional look into a woman's experience being overweight and her subsequent 110 pound weight loss. The photos are mesmerizing and thoughtful. So many women shy away from being in front of the camera, does this change your mind about being photographed yourself? Click through to see 12 photos from her series and let me know what you think!

This is a fabulous concentration idea to share with my AP students. Photography student Jen Davis began documenting her life in a series of photos called Self-Portraits, snapping her most personal moments of her weight loss and journey to self acceptance.

chagalov:  Hannah Höch, Self-Portrait with Raoul Hausmann, ca 1919 [+](mention: Berlinische Galerie, Landesmuseum für moderne Kunst, Photographie und Architecture) from:  Ruth Hemus, Dada’s Women (Yale University Press - New Haven  London, 2009)

Hannah Höch, Self portrait with Raoul Hausman, ca. 1919 [+] [+] entregulistanybostan: “ Hannah Höch self portrait with Raoul Hausman ca.