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Monochrome: Painting in Black and White at the National Gallery

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Odalisque in Grisaille Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres and workshop about 1824-34. © The Metropolitan Museum of Art / Art Resource / Scala, Florence.
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Look at the world in a different light with Monochrome: Painting in Black and White at the National Gallery.

The exhibition contains works spanning 700 years, with paintings by Old Masters including Rembrandt and Albrecht Dürer, as well as contemporary pieces by Bridget Riley, Gerhard Richter and Chuck Close.

Through more than 50 painted objects and an immersive light installation by Olafur Eliasson, discover how artists have continued to experiment with grisaille from the Middle Ages to today.

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National Gallery

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