1 of 10 portraits of Bryan Ferry
by The Douglas Brothers
platinum print, February 1993
15 3/8 in. x 12 1/4 in. (391 mm x 312 mm) image size
Given by The Douglas Brothers, 2015
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Sitterback to top
- Bryan Ferry (1945-), Musician, lead singer and songwriter for 'Roxy Music'. Sitter in 10 portraits.
Linked displays and exhibitionsback to top
- Out of the Shadows: Portraits by the Douglas Brothers (7 August 2017 - 28 January 2018)
Events of 1993back to top
Current affairsThe Conservative Party is attacked in the media for 'sleaze'. Two MP's resign over sex scandals, two over the 'cash-for-questions affair', and one dies in bizarre and embarrassing circumstances. Journalist Max Clifford was responsible for exposing many of the scandals.
Black teenager Stephen Lawrence is murdered in a racist attack by a gang of white youths.
Art and scienceRachel Whiteread wins the Turner Prize for her sculpture House; a concrete cast of the inside of a Victorian terraced house in East London. Controversy was caused by the work itself, by it winning the Turner Prize, and by the decision of Tower Hamlets council to demolish the sculpture.
British inventor James Dyson revolutionises the vacuum cleaner with his eponymous design.