An Incredible Recursive Self Portrait Series That Builds Upon Itself With the Inclusion of Previous Scenes

Artist Seámus Wray created a series of incredible recursive self-portraits that kept building upon each other by including the previous scenes. Calling the series “selfportraitception”, Wray first drew and painted himself. He then drew and painted a picture of himself of him painting himself. This pattern continued three more times and culminated with a multi-layered final portrait that included a white cat.

I painted myself painting myself drawing myself painting myself painting myself painting myself.

via Neatorama

Lori Dorn
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