Inventing Personalities

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Inventing Personalities. Using portraits and self portraits to make visual representations of invented people/personalities. The following slides show examples of artists using this strategy. Hillary Carlip. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • Inventing PersonalitiesUsing portraits and self portraits to make visual representations of invented people/personalities.The following slides show examples of artists using this strategy.

  • Hillary CarlipCarlip is a contemporary artist and graphic designer. She authored a book that used grocery lists as a basis to construct different personalities. The photographs are all of Ms. Carlip. Barbara Green was the photographer.

    Images with permission of Hillary Carlip.www.hillarycarlip.com

  • Cindy ShermanSherman is a contemporary photographer who has created many different personalities. Her photographs are all self portraits. She has used film stills, famous art work, and clowns as some of her image categories.Educational use of images granted by MOMA web site.www.moma.org

  • Rembrandt van RijnRembrandt, a 17th century Dutch artist, made many self portraits. In some of them he dressed as different characters.Self Portrait as the Prodigal SonSelf Portrait as a beggarSelf Portrait in an Oriental turbanPermission for images from J. Jansonhttp://www.rembrandtpainting.net/index.htm