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.


Oil on canvas
182.9 x 121.9 cm
Art Fund grant:
£10,033 ( Total: £31,500)
Acquired in:
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.


Marlborough Fine Art.

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Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum Argyle Street, Glasgow G3 8AG 0141 276 9599

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