Introduction • 1. People as Picture: Depicting the human form in paint • 2. Image Hunters: the role of the ever-increasing archive of photography and media reproductions • 3. Picturing History: drawing on art history for inspiration/direction • 4. Parallel Worlds: exploring parallel worlds, where the figure is imaginatively transported to various possible futures • 5. Observer / Observed: the observed figure, both the artist’s own and that of others.
About the Author
Charlotte Mullins is an art critic, writer and broadcaster. She has worked as the arts editor of the Independent on Sunday, the editor of Art Review, the V&A Magazine and Art Quarterly, and has written over ten books, two of which are art books for children, which were published under the pen name Charlie Ayres.