Museum of Fine Arts, Boston


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The videos below can be seen on Smarthistory because the Museum of Fine Arts generously makes their videos available for distribution.

Contemporary artist and MFA graphic designer Eben Haines compares 17th-century Dutch and Flemish self-portraits to his own work—whereas artists of the past depicted power in their self-portraits, Haines attempts to portray vulnerability.

Why make a self-portrait?