Mirror Mirror



Susie Cooper, by Susan Vera (

Susie Cooper
by Susan Vera ('Susie') Cooper
circa 1933
NPG 6375

Past touring exhibition

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This exhibition brings together a selection of the self-portraits by women artists in the National Portrait Gallery's collection, alongside recent acquisitions and a selection of other portraits by artists known to the Gallery. Spanning four centuries, the exhibition raises questions of identity, style and technique as well as exploring social and historical issues. Works in a variety of media will be exhibited, including painting, drawing, photography, sculpture and print. Artists whose self-portraits are featured in the display include Barbara Hepworth, Eileen Agar and Maggie Hambling.

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Venues

Leeds City Art Gallery,
18 April - 9 June 2002

Victoria Art Gallery, Bath,
22 June - 1 August 2002

Royal Museum & Art Gallery, Canterbury
7 September - 2 November 2002