Self portrait at 23 years minus 17 hours and 8 minutes ¦ oil on board ¦ 2015

Self portrait at 23 years minus 17 hours and 8 minutes ¦ oil on board ¦ 2015


Likeness.
 
Who is drawing me
between pencil and paper?

One day I shall judge the likeness
but she who judges
will not be the woman who now
so expectantly poses. 
I am what I am. 
What I am like is how you see me.

John Berger (1960s), from his Collected Poems