With Portrait Play, magically transform a selfie into a masterpiece in the style of renowned painters. Visit The Phillips Collections exhibition Gauguin to Picasso: Masterworks from Switzerland, The Staechelin and Im Obersteg Collections and see your selfie take on the bright colors and vivid brush strokes of paintings reminiscent of Edouard Manets Head of a Woman (1870) Ferdinand Hodlers Portrait of Regina (1911) Alexej von Jawlenskys Self-Portrait (1911) or Marc Chagalls Self-Portrait (1914).
Portrait Play also provides background information about these four major artists and their work. The portraits are on view at the Phillips from October 10, 2015, to January 10, 2106, marking the first occasion selections from the Staechelin and Im Obersteg collections are exhibited together in the United States.
This app is brought to you by Switzerland and the City of Basel, where the arts are highly valued. Concept, design and technology are provided by appamics. To find out more about Switzerland and its arts scene, visit our portals Switzerland, Land of Art and BaselCulture Unlimited. You will be surprised to discover how many of Switzerlands artistic and architectural treasures can be found in New York, Miami, and San Francisco.
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