Photographs 1965-2006



Mary Quant, by Jorge (

Mary Quant
by Jorge ('J.S.') Lewinski
June 1966
NPG P1056

Past display archive
28 October 2006 - 8 April 2007

Balcony Gallery

Free

Jorge Lewinski - Women of the 1960s| Bob Collins - Artists at work in the 1970s| Portraits of the 1970s and 1980s| Exceptional Youth: Photographs by Emma Hardy

This display highlights the rich diversity of subjects and photographs recently acquired by the National Portrait Gallery. It is organised into four groups: Jorge Lewinski - Women of the 1960s ; Bob Collins - Artists at work in the 1970s; Portraits of the 1970s and 1980s and Exceptional Youth: Photographs by Emma Hardy.

Photographs 1965-2006 includes images of prominent musicians, writers, actors, artists and designers from the late twentieth century. These include Luciano Pavarotti, Sir Mick Jagger, Katherine Whitehorn, Jilly Cooper, Dame Diana Rigg, David Hockney, Frank Auerbach and Leon Kossoff.

Some twenty-first-century personalities are explored in Emma Hardy's photographs taken in 2006. These are images of exceptional teenagers who have made a contribution to British life including actor Daniel Radcliffe, musician Nicola Benedetti and footballer Theo Wallcott.