Before the selfie, there was the art of self portraiture. If you’d like to learn about the art form that pre-dated this popular photo style, you won’t want to miss the National Portrait Gallery’s Eye to I: Self-Portraits from 1900 to Today. There are self portraits created by 75 artists. including photographers like Imogen Cunningham, painters Elaine de Kooning, Edward Hopper, Alice Neel, and many more.
Eye to I: Self-Portraits from 1900 to Today is the last exhibition in the Portrait Gallery’s 50th anniversary collection. It and will be featured in the commemorative book honoring the museum’s anniversary. Get a glimpse of the exhibit this holiday at The National Portrait Gallery. The museum is free and open to the public seven days a week from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.