The portrait is of the composer Philip Glass who agreed to sit for van Doorn when he visited the artist’s home town. Glass was an important subject for van Doorn as he had been inspired to become an artist after seeing Chuck Close’s portrait of the same sitter made in 1969.
Selected for BP Award 2013, National Portrait Gallery, London
oil on polyester
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