Artwork Title: Self Portrait

Self Portrait, 1964

Euan Uglow

In his self-portrait, Uglow seems to have measured up proportions of his mirrored image onto the board. But networks of vestigial lines marking horizontal and vertical starting-points (as seen in his larger paintings) are absent here. The picture was painted quickly, and the subject didn’t have the chance to move his pose about much. The picture appears craftsmanlike yet retains real spontaneity. His look is somewhat wild, shy, kind, slightly..."
Uploaded on Sep 28, 2015 by Suzan Hamer

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