When artists reveal their innermost self through their work, they also challenge us to think about their status. What is an artist? What are the differences between a work of art and a work crafted by artisans? Let’s try and answer some of these challenging questions of art history.
Photo: Juergen Teller, Self-portrait, Plates/Teller No. 36, 2016. Unframed Giclee print, 279 x 419 cm. Courtesy of the artist © Juergen Teller