When an artist picks a subject for a painting, the most accessible option is often his or her own face. From novice to master, nearly all artists have attempted a self-portrait at some point in their career. Some, like Frida Kahlo or Van Gogh, revisited the task literally hundreds of times. Check out remarkable work from Kahlo, Van Gogh and 23 other artists in our self-portrait gallery.
The 25 Coolest Artist Self-Portraits.