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Uncertain Claims for Uncertain Times

 Iris Francis Self Portrait 1940 (detail).
Uncertain Claims for Uncertain Times: Iris Francis’s and Ian Burn’s No-Face Face-Off

Breaking with the convention of depicting a physical self, Iris Francis’s Self Portrait 1940 is an arrangement of objects that represent various aspects of the artist’s everyday life.