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Matthew Eguavoen portrays people with a strong personality and a fixed gaze. Depicted against a reduced background, the social context is kept deliberately hidden, making it a subject for discussion. Eguavoen challenges the observer to speculate about the living conditions, experiences and characters of the people depicted, and takes them into uncertain terrain. A young artist from Nigeria with his own signature, whose paintings deal with the central question of origin and identity.
Frans Hals was the most accomplished and also the most expressive portraitist of the Golden Age in the Netherlands. With about 50 paintings, the National Gallery in London presents his largest exhibition in more than 30 years. On September 30, the house opens the show.