1 portrait matching these criteria:
- subject matching 'Self-portraits'
by Feliks Topolski
silkscreen print, 1988 or before
40 1/2 in. x 32 1/8 in. (1029 mm x 816 mm) overall
Sitterback to top
- Feliks Topolski (1907-1989), Artist. Sitter in 15 portraits, Artist of 12 portraits.
Artistback to top
- Feliks Topolski (1907-1989), Artist. Artist of 12 portraits, Sitter in 15 portraits.
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The self-portrait, entitled 'Autobiography', was used on the cover of his autobiography, Fourteen Letters (1988). This was a trial print for a limited edition of silkscreen prints, part of a series made for Christie's Contemporary Art.
Events of 1988back to top
Current affairsA Pan Am jumbo jet is brought down by a bomb over Lockerbie in Scotland, killing 259 passengers and 11 people on the ground. The Dumfries and Galloway Constabulary launched Britain's largest criminal investigation before convicting a Libyan intelligence officer of planting the bomb.
Art and scienceProfessor Stephen Hawking publishes his popular book on cosmology, A Brief History Of Time.
Damien Hirst and his fellow Goldsmiths students organise the exhibition Freeze in a disused block in the Docklands. The exhibition launched the careers of many of the young British artists (YBAs) associated with Brit Art including Gary Hume, Michael Landy, Sarah Lucas, Angus Fairhurst, and Anya Gallaccio.