Self Portrait II

The profundity of Mark Alexander’s imagination is unmistakeable from his first series of paintings in which a clutch of black-and-white baby photographs from his own infancy swell to enormous size – invested with all of the dignity and disquieting power of giant monochromatic obituary daguerreotypes. The death-in-lifeness and life-in-deathness which unsettles the so-called Baby sequence...

-excerpts from A Blacker Gold press release by Kelly Grovier

  • Oil on Canvas
  • 100 x 126 cm (framed)
  • 1997-99
  • Le Centre Georges Pompidou
Photo realistic Self portrait of artist Mark Alexander at six months eating with spoon.