Curator’s tour of ‘Exposed: The Naked Portrait’
An exhibition jointly curated between the National Portrait Gallery and the Laing Art Gallery
27 February 2019
Please note due to the explicit nature of this exhibition those aged 16 years and below must be accompanied by an adult.
Join exhibition curator Amy Barker for a half an hour introduction to the exhibition themes and highlights. Please note ticket for exhibition is not included in this price.
This exhibition of unclothed portraits from the National Portrait Gallery Collection invites questions about identity and gender, the real and ideal. It includes portraits of exposed sitters from Nell Gwyn to Naomi Campbell, Gilbert & George to John Lennon and Yoko Ono. Featured artists include Duncan Grant, Vanessa Bell, Sam Taylor-Johnson, David Hockney, Annie Leibovitz, Linda McCartney, Tracy Emin, David Bailey, Mario Testino and Dorothy Wilding. This exhibition is a partnership jointly curated between the National Portrait Gallery and the Laing Art Gallery.
Image: Mick Jagger; Jerry Hall by Norman Parkinson, July 81 © Norman Parkinson / Iconic Images (detail)