There’s more to this portrait of Movement founder Henry Dunant than first meets the eye. The creation of French artist Franck Bouroullec, the portrait was painted in a matter or minutes before more than 1,000 delegates to the 18th General Assembly as part of the opening ceremony. In a truly head-turning performance, Bouroullec worked furiously, splashing white paint on the black canvas until, at the last minute, he inverted the image to reveal this portrait of Dunant.


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