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I interviewed Vincent van Gogh 😳

I interviewed Vincent van Gogh Did that really just happen?

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A portrait of Walter Benjamin painted by artist Mathieu Laca

Behind the Scene: Aborting a Portrait Commission

Walter Benjamin, oil on linen, 48″X42″, 2020 Behind the Scene: Aborting a Portrait CommissionToday, I feel like shit. I learned yesterday that the portrait of Walter Benjamin I’ve been painting is being refused by the people who commissioned it.

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Mathieu Laca interviewed in L'Artist Magazine in March 2020

INTERVIEW: L’Artis Magazine

​ INTERVIEW: L’Artis MagazineA few weeks ago, I was visited in my studio by the people behind L’Artis magazine. 

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Martin Luther King Jr. – An Antidote for Hate

Coretta Scott and Martin Luther King (diptych), oil on linen, 60″ X 144″, 2019 Martin Luther King Jr. – An Antidote for HateThis week, I found myself asking myself: if art had an antidote for hate, what would it be? As always, I thought of Martin Luther King Jr.

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