The self-portrait has long been a fixture in painting. Picasso, Vincent van Gogh, and Frida Kahlo are just a few creatives known for their famous artworks that place themselves at the center. Continuing this tradition is Chicago-based artist Seamus Wray. He has recently delighted the internet with his series of self-portrait paintings that have a twist straight out of the movie Inception. What started as a single self-portrait has since morphed into something much more complex. Over the course of five artworks, he has painted himself painting himself…and painting himself again and again.
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