This exhibition will show a display of portraits of sitters wearing glasses made and selected by him. Since the 1970s Tuymans has been preoccupied with how we perceive people and things.
His work makes the banal striking, in this case the everyday phenomenon of spectacles, which are now so ubiquitous as to go almost unnoticed.
Luc Tuymans “Glasses”
Date: October 4th, 2016 – March 26, 2017
Open: 10:00 – 18:00 (Thursday and Friday till 21:00)
Place: National Portrait Gallery
Address: St. Martin’s Pl, London WC2H 0HE
Tel: +44 (0)20 7306 0055
Text: Aya Shomura