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Alan Aldridge

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Alan Aldridge, by Gered Mankowitz, 2002 - NPG x137434 - Photograph by Gered Mankowitz © Bowstir Ltd 2013 / mankowitz.com

Photograph by Gered Mankowitz © Bowstir Ltd 2013 / mankowitz.com

Alan Aldridge

by Gered Mankowitz
C-type colour print, 2002
15 1/4 in. x 15 1/8 in. (387 mm x 383 mm) image size
Purchased, 2012
Photographs Collection
NPG x137434


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  • Alan Aldridge (1943-), Artist, graphic designer and illustrator. Sitter in 2 portraits.

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2002 was an eventful year for the Royal Family, highlighted by the Queen's Golden Jubilee celebrations, but marred by the death of Princess Margaret, followed just three months later by the death of Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother at the age of 101 (making her the longest lived royal in British History).

Art and science

The relationship between two of the greatest modern masters is celebrated in Tate Modern's blockbuster exhibition Matisse Picasso. By exhibiting their works side-by-side, the show revealed the relationship between the two artists from 1906-54. The 'Party at the Palace' concert in celebration of the Queen's Jubilee brings together stars from the last 50 years of Pop: Paul McCartney, Tom Jones, Brian Wilson, Queen, Ozzy Osbourne and Elton John.

International

Terrorist bombing attacks on the Island of Bali in Indonesia leave 202 people dead, including 25 Britons. The three attacks took place in a bar, outside a nightclub and outside the United States consulate, and were aimed at foreign tourists, although many locals were also killed or injured. The Islamist group Jemaah Islamiyah were found guilty of perpetrating the attacks.

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