Self Portrait

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

Self Portrait II is in the permanent collection of the Pompidou Centre, Paris

Self Portrait 1

  • Oil On Canvas
  • 1998
Photo realistic Self portrait of artist Mark Alexander at six months eating with spoon.