#RenaissanceSelfie

Bespoke Renaissance style makeovers using everyday items such as pillow cases, travel pillow and a washbag captured for ever on a smart phone.

While on holiday in Italy, having overdosed on Italian Renaissance paintings, Anne the Co-Director of London Drawing whiled away a wet evening messing about taking self portrait photographs in the Renaissance style using what she had around her- an embroidered bedspread, sun visor and pillowcase. When she got back we were asked by the Wellcome Trust to develop activites inspired by themes in the fabulous Reading Room. One of the themes was ‘Face’ and having looked through a Cindy Sherman book in the section she showed the curator her holiday portraits- the rest is history…..

Pop up events have been held at the Welcome Trust, the National Gallery, the Art Car Boot Fair

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