Henry Adams does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organisation that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond their academic appointment. Republish our articles for free, online or in print, under Creative Commons licence. The recent toppling of a string of powerful figures for sexual abuse and harassment raises the question of how these people managed to conceal their behavior so long, in some instances after abusing hundreds of victims. Thomas Eakins is one of the most revered 19th-century American artists. His brooding portraits seem to strip his sitters of all pretension, revealing an inner vulnerability.
Seated Female Nude (Self-Portrait?)
Saul Leiter: B + W and Painted Nudes, Self Portrait with Inez, | Jackson Fine Art
If you're at all excited about that, know that I am about times more excited than you. Sensitive and sass-tastic black and white hotel nudes of subject Jacqui. Happy birthday, Melissa! High-key color nudes in vivid, cool light. Me, apparently. Shawn let me into hers one Saturday morning for this soft, striking set.
Charcoal with stumping. Sheet: Purchase from the J.
All rights reserved. Selfies have taken over social media newsfeeds, filling screens with snapshots of people striking perfect poses in sublime settings, laughing with friends, or caught in quiet moments alone. Since as early as the 15th century, women artists across different mediums used self-portraits as a way to meditate on the world around them and their places within it. More than just capturing physical features, self-portraits allow artists to channel their beliefs into their work in ways that are revealing and revolutionary, ultimately memorializing the woman and her story.