View this artwork by appointment, at Tate Britain's Prints and Drawings Rooms
- Original title
- Selbstbild als Hundehauf
- Screenprint on paper
- Image: 654 x 768 mm
- Presented by Richard Hamilton 1978
The variety of Roth’s self-portraits made in the 1970s is remarkable. Both of these works share a sense of spontaneous energy. At the heart of Self-Portrait as Pile of Dog Dirt, Roth pictures himself with recognisable protruding ears in the centre of a fetid vortex.
Gallery label, March 2007