James Hall on The Self-Portrait


This book is not yet published, but will be available from May 2024.

ISBN: 9780500027271 Category:

James Hall


Excerpts from art critic, historian, lecturer and broadcaster James Hall’s lively and comprehensive cultural history of self-portraiture, including such artists as Dürer, Gentileschi, Van Gogh and Kahlo.

Surprising, questioning, challenging, enriching: the Pocket Perspectives series celebrates writers and thinkers who have helped shape the conversation across the arts. Mixing classic and contemporary texts, reissues and abridgements, these are bite-sized, fully illustrated reads in an attractive, affordable and highly collectable package.

Additional information

Weight 188 g
Dimensions 11.9 x 18.4 cm
Publisher name Thames and Hudson Ltd
Publication date 2 May 2024
Number of pages 96
Format Hardback
Dimensions 11.9 x 18.4 cm
Weight 188 g


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James Hall is an art historian, lecturer and broadcaster, and is a visiting research fellow at the University of Southampton. He is the author of four critically acclaimed books, including The World as Sculpture: The Changing Status of Sculpture from the Renaissance to the Present Day and The Sinister Side: How Left-Right Symbolism Shaped Western Art.