A collection of 5 photographs showing the artist alone and naked in a room.

The only accessory is a mirror which the artist sits beside, stands on, creeps beside and behind and uses to hide her head. These are not self-portraits in the usual sense as we only see Woodman's face in one of them (Self-Deceit 1). The poses and movements are gestures of refusal - refusal to expose the body and the 'self' to the gaze of the camera.


Artist's estate.

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art

73/75 Belford Road, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH4 3DR
0131 624 6200

Opening times

Daily, 10am – 5pm Closed 25 & 26 Dec (August - Mon – Sun, 10am – 6pm)

Exhibitions at Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art

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