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Robert Spragg, Director


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'Absence Makes the Heart'
at 38 Old Bond St., London
27 October – 12 November 2022

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Absence Makes the Heart, general information, installation view, London, 2022

Hamish Chapman, Frances Drayson, Michael Ho, Motoko Ishibashi, Francisca Sosa Lopez, Jack O'Brien, willowfuck

A few years ago, while in the Netherlands, he visited the Mauritshuis and met with a friend who worked there, an art conservator and Rembrandt expert. Walking through the collection, they approached a portrait. Slightly unassuming, this canvas sat in a quiet room, tucked away from the celebrity paintings: The Goldfinch, The Girl with a Pearl Earring, to name two. In this modest painting—if a gilded canvas can be modest—a male figure was shown standing alone, visible from the midriff up, with a golden beard and a sombre facial expression. Wearin

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