Self Portrait 1 by Stephen Conroy

In Self Portrait 1, Conroy's gaze is downward so that we are immediately intrigued by the artist's self-absorption and introspection.

Details

Category:
Portrait
Medium:
Oil on canvas Dimensions: 182.9 x 121.9 cm
Art Fund grant:
£10,033 ( Total: £31,500)
Acquired in:
2006
Vendor:
Marlborough Fine Art

Pink, black and white strips mark out the space in which he presents himself, the white strips forming a cross-like configuration. This immediately makes the viewer feel that some sort of inner struggle or turmoil is ongoing.

Provenance

Marlborough Fine Art.

Venue details

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum Argyle Street, GLASGOW Strathclyde G3 8AG 0141 276 9599 www.glasgowlife.org.uk/kelvingrove

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