gallery girl: Id, Ego Superego at Omer Tiroche

gallery girl, December 4, 2019

It’s no secret that the art world is full of big egos. In order to get ahead in life, a little bit of confidence and self-belief are vital to make sure you survive. But, what does having an “ego” really mean? We all have one, and actually, according to Sigmund Freud, this “ego” is not a sole element, but one that tries to balance itself with two other components: the “id” and the “superego.” In a new investigation of self-portraiture at Omer Tiroche in London, a mix of paintings and photographs explore a psycho-analytical theory of personality.