John Coplans: Body Parts-A Self-Portrait

Two intimate black and white photos displayed side by side of a person posing nude on one knee with one arm resting on leg. 

John Coplans, Self Portrait, Body Parts, No. 3 (2002) Black and white photograph, 22 x 34 ¾ inches. Detail view, MIT List Visual Arts Center, 2004, Courtesy Estate of John Coplans

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This exhibition showcases the final series of powerful black-and-white photographs taken by Coplans of his own aging body, completed before the artist’s death in August 2003.

The exhibition was organized by the Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College and the MIT List Visual Arts Center.