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A life in architecture: Lewis Biggs

At the Rembrandt exhibition, Lewis Biggs was struck by how the light source on the self-portraits seemed to rise the older the artist got: 'It moves from his chest to his forehead and then above his head, as if he were in touch with something sublime.' As director of the Tate Gallery Liverpool, the sublime use of light in both paintings and buildings is what interests Biggs. A building he has seen only once, and briefly, is Jorn Utzon's Bagsvaerdkirke on Copenhagen's outskirts (above), ...

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