Un Air de famille : Self portrait & Selfie

Another “Air de famille” post, in which I try to connect paintings and pictures. Today is about a society phenomenon : “selfies” are everywhere so I thought I would do a quick post about “being selfish”. Without words. And I have to say, iphones (-and so on-) are not the best way to show off. It is more… amusing (ridiculous?) than anything else, don’t you think? I tried not to put any duck face cause it was just too much for my poor heart.

chen-danquing

anonym

Self portrait by Chen Danqing (1953-) and anonymous selfie.

Self_portrait_Egon_Schiele_1911

THardy

Self portrait by Egon Schiele (1890-1918) and Tom Hardy’s selfie.

Self Portrait - Zinaida Serebriakova 1884-1967

anonymous

Self portrait by Zinaïda Serebriakova (1884-1967) and anonymous selfie.

OttoDix

MMselfie

Self portrait by Otto Dix (1891-1969) and Mads Mikkelsen’s selfie.

LilyaCorneli

LadyG

Self portrait by Lilya Corneli (1978-) and Lady Gaga’s selfie.

I do not own any of these pictures.

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