The Portrait Now was a major international overview of contemporary portraiture held in 1993-1994 at the National Portrait Gallery in London. Among many others it included portraits by Michael Andrews, Frank Auerbach, Francis Bacon, Chuck Close, Jim Dine, Stephen Finer, Lucian Freud, David Hockney, Jeff Koons, Leon Kossoff, Alice Neel, Julian Schnabel and Andy Warhol.


Varied subjects included self-portraits: Koons, Beltrami, Neel, Penck, less known figures and some famous names: Joseph Beuys by Warhol, Marlene Dietrich by Finer, President Mitterrand by Organ, Archbishop Desmond Tutu by Marisol, and 'The Smoking Man' a video portrait by Marty St.James.


List of Chuck Close subjects

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DK Matai 16M+’s Summary

DK Matai is an engineer turned entrepreneur, value investor and philanthropist with a keen interest in the well being of global society. DK founded mi2g in 1995, the global risk specialists, in London, UK, whilst developing simulations for his PhD at Imperial College. DK helped found ATCA - The Asymmetric Threats Contingency Alliance - in 2001, a philanthropic expert initiative to address complex global challenges through Socratic dialogue and joint executive action to build a wisdom based global economy.

Authority – DK is an authority on countering complex global threats; strategic risk management & visualisation; contingency planning; Information Operations (IO); electronic defence; biometric authentication; secure payment systems and Open Source hardened kernel solutions. He is an invited contributor to defence and global security analysis in the UK, USA, EU, Canada, Switzerland, Japan and India. mi2g intelligence has been cited by several government agencies including NISCC in the UK, FBI in the US and UN agencies in New York & Geneva.

Philanthropy – DK co-founded The Philanthropia in 2005 - to include the Trinity Club, Syndicates and Ethical Investment Funds - with 1,000 leading philanthropists, family offices, foundations, private banks, NGOs and specialist advisors to resolve complex global challenges through collaborative & sustained efforts. DK's other voluntary interests are Sant Bani (Voice of Saints), a culturally diverse fellowship dedicated to the unity of humankind; World Future Council's Board of Advisors and Donors; The Shirley Foundation; Oxford Internet Institute at University of Oxford; Tomorrow's Company and The Trinity Forum, where he advises on a pro bono basis.

Philosophy – Witnessing the All-in-One and One-in-All, DK believes that success comes from:

1. The Divine Spark;
2. Attention to Detail;
3. Teamwork;
4. Persistence; &
5. Collective Judgement.

Motto – "We divine, engineer, enterprise, innovate & excel!"

DK Matai 16M+’s Specialties:

Our SuccessFormula = Ethics+Friendship+HorizonScan + AbInitio+AttentionToDetail+Teamwork+Persistence + CollectiveEvaluation+Forgiveness+Thanks

Helping to build a better world - Private, Public & NGO roles

New Paradigms - 21st Century Holistic Wealth Management

Asymmetric Threats with Unintended Consequences

Anytime, Anywhere, Active Computing in 21st Century

Startup's Guide to Net Security & Digital Risk Management

Role of Philanthropia in resolving Complex Global Risks

DK Matai 16M+’s Experience

DK Matai 16M+’s Education

Additional Information

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DK Matai 16M+’s Interests:

America, Art, Communication, Consulting, Counselling, China, Cognitive Sc, Competition Analysis, Commodities, Divinity, EU, Financial Markets, Forex, France Germany, Hardware, Holistics, India, Italy, Japan, Conflict Resolution, Consumer Patterns, Design, Development, Education, Electronics, Engineering, Executive Coaching, Fund Raising, Globalisation, Graphic Design, HR, Industrial Design, Information Technology, Intellectual Property, International Affairs, Internet, Investing, Legal, Linux, Market Research, Direct Marketing, Media Production, Mentoring, Multimedia Production, Music, Nanotechnology, Negotiation, Networking, Non-Profit, Offshoring, Online Media, Open Source, Organisation Transformation, Outsourcing, Patents, Philanthropy, Philosophy, Program, PR, Policy, Relationships, Research, Marketing, Options, Recruitment, Search Engines, Software, Staffing, Strategic Leadership, Swiss, Switzerland, Think Tanks, Trading, Training, Translation, UK, Venture Capital, Video, Wireless

DK Matai 16M+’s Groups:

Liveryman of The Worshipful Company of Information Technologists, City of London
Member, Institute of Directors, UK
Member, Institution of Electrical Engineers,
Convenor CERES "Investor Summit on Climate Risk"
Q&A LinkedIn

DK Matai 16M+’s Honors:

Winner of The Queen's Award for Enterprise in the Category of Innovation for mi2g Ltd in 2003.