The portrait, a constantly changing genre

The portrait, a constantly changing genre
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Over 300 portraits created by more than 200 Chinese and international artists, spanning a period of 130 years from the end of the 19th century to the present day. An overview that allows you to grasp at first glance the evolution of the expression and connotation of the art of portraiture in different times, regions and schools. Whether it is the representation of a single individual or a group of people, in a realistic or introspective way, inclined to reveal the inner world of the subject and the culture of his time, the portrait is never the simple reproduction of a face but the synthesis of the identity of a person. A genre that has known multiple forms of interpretation. Portraits highlights the great artistic production in different eras and places.

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