Marlene Dumas

    artist, Amsterdam

    Marlene Dumas (born 1953) is an artist whose practice mainly encompasses painting and drawing. She often portrays people who have been deemed “Other” by society, drawing attention to our own systems of belief. Recent exhibitions include: Sorte, Fondazione Stelline, Milan, 2012; Forsaken, Frith Street Gallery, London, 2011; and Against the Wall, Fundação de Serralves, Porto, 2010. Dumas lives and works in Amsterdam. [Last updated 2013]