Anthony Van Dyck was once a student of Peter Paul Rubens. After spending his formative years stuck in his master’s shadow, Van Dyck fled to Italy, where he blossomed alongside Caravaggio and Tintoretto. Like the Italians, he was interested in the personality of his subjects, and depicted them with extraordinary emotional clarity. In this large-scale retrospective, there will be rulers, military commanders, artists, and beauties from the world of Van Dyck. What is revealed in their eyes? —E.C.
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