The Mirror & The Mask - Portraiture in the age of Picasso
"Life is merely a fraction of a second.
An infinitely small amount of time to fulfill
our desires, our dreams, our passions." - Paul Gauguin
It is not vain; just very European. One should have them done to mark rites of passage by an artist in an unexpected style; an impression is as valid as a clear depiction.
Holiday snaps do not count. Holiday snaps or studio photographs printed onto canvas are not portraits, they are an abomination.
I would have liked to have been painted by Frida Kahlo, Salvador Dali, and Francis Bacon.
Now playing: Heather Small - Proud