Episode 9: Rembrandt / Lassnig
Reflections: Then & Now

These two painted self-portraits, created by Rembrandt and Maria Lassnig, are separated by centuries and yet they communicate across time. Both artists unflinchingly address what it is to grow old. Ben Street considers the real and the artificial, the way we feel and the way we represent ourselves in the world.

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