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A Sainsbury's Photographic Exhibition
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FROM SAMUEL
BECKETT TO
JOHNNY ROTTEN,
EMMELINE
PANKHURST
TO MARGARET
THATCHER

Winston Churchill? Johnny Rotten? Virginia Woolf? Are these the faces of Britain in the 20th Century?

So many people have contributed in different ways to life in Britain over the past 100 years. Who would you choose? Figures from the worlds of politics, entertainment and the arts? Or ordinary people, caught up in the great tides of change that have swept through the century?

This fascinating exhibition features 100 evocative photographs, selected by 10 leading personalities, each of whom has chosen 10 images reflecting their personal view of the social, political and cultural life of Britain in the 20th Century.

Faces of the Century was devised by Sainsbury's, in conjunction with the National Portrait Gallery.

Lord Briggs of Lewes
Historian
    Lord Sainsbury of Preston Candover
Chair of Sainsbury's Arts Sponsorship Panel
THE SELECTORS
  Vivienne Westwood
Fashion designer
 
Trevor Phillips
Broadcaster & Chair of the London Arts Board
  Anna Ford
Broadcaster
 
  Max Hastings
Editor of the Evening Standard
  Professor Stephen Hawking
Professor of Mathematics, Cambridge University
      Helena Kennedy QC
Barrister & Chair of the British Council
 
  Lord Puttnam
Chair of the National Endowment for Science, Technology & the Arts
  David Bowie
Musician & artist
Photographs © 1999 Jane Bown

 
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