Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Young at Art

For today, a mystery self-portrait of a famous artist, painted when he was 16 years old:


Who is the artist? And does the answer reveal the name of the city I visited recently?

4 comments:

Carl said...

Obviously Van Gogh, so...Arles?

Michael Leddy said...

The hair makes me think of de Kooning, but I don't think he would have been painting self-portraits as a teenager.

Is it (gulp) Jeff Koons?!

Daughter Number Three said...

Here's a hint: it's in a museum dedicated solely to his art, which is the largest single-artist museum in the world.

Pete Hautman said...

I tried to go there once...on a Monday. Next time.