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Gallery: ‘Self’ at Turner Contemporary

20 January 2015

How have artists chosen to represent themselves over the centuries? A new exhibition at Turner Contemporary in Margate explores the changing character of the self-portrait, from the 16th century to present day. The display is drawn from the collection of the National Portrait Gallery, and centres on Van Dyck’s final self-portrait, which the London institution recently acquired.

Click here for the curator’s introduction to the exhibition.

‘Self’ is at Turner Contemporary, Margate, from 24 January–10 May.

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