Previously unseen Picasso self-portrait goes on show in London

A 1901 self-portrait by Pablo Picasso that has not previously been exhibited in public goes on show in central London

A 1901 self-portrait by Pablo Picasso that has not previously been exhibited in public goes on show in central London

Picasso’s self-portraitSelf-portrait (Yo Picasso) depicts the Spanish artist and sculptor at the age of 30, looking directly at the viewer while painting by candlelight.

The piece is displayed alongside a 1969 self-portrait by Francis Bacon and works by Geoff Koons and Damien Hirst.

The Self exhibition runs until December 13th at the Ordovas Gallery.

Bacon’s self-portrait, one of his first studies of a single head, has not been publicly exhibited in London for almost 50 years.

Koons’ contribution, dating from 1991, comprises a white marble bust atop a base of crystalline shapes.

The exhibition also includes Hirst’s With Dead Head, a photograph of the British artist in 1992 posing with the head of a corpse.

According to gallery owner Pilar Ordovas, it was Hirst who suggested the exhibition’s title and that Koons be invited to participate.
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