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Beyond the Self: contemplating portraiture from Asia

Last weekend I went to an amazing show in Canberra. It’s called Beyond the Self: contemporary portraiture from Asia and is showing at the National Portrait Gallery. Here’s the link. It’s a kind of survey of contemporary self-portraiture in Asia. Much of the work is an on-going dialogue of contemporary themes such as politics, the re-writing of history and the
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