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12 displays matching the date today
18 May - 4 September 2016
This Spotlight forms part of Black Chronicles: Photographic Portraits 1862-1948 and includes recently acquired works of dancer Berto Pasuka (1911-63) by theatrical and surrealist photographer Angus McBean taken in the late 1940s.
19 February - 31 December 2016
This small display of paintings and miniatures explores the collars and ruffs that were such a striking feature of sixteenth and seventeenth century dress. Their design and scale changed continually over the period, with each decade heralding a new fashion that allowed sitters to demonstrate their wealth and style.
9 January - 11 September 2016
18 May - 11 December 2016
Room 23, 31 and 33
Part of Autograph ABP’s The Missing Chapter programme, supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.
22 February - 14 August 2016
This display explores Brontë’s life and literary career through portraits and includes treasures on loan from the Brontë Parsonage Museum.
15 December 2015 - 4 September 2016
Room 25: case display
22 March - 4 December 2016
Room 28: case display
This display shows the inventiveness and skill demonstrated by some of the Victorian period's most sought-after photographers.
14 July 2015 - 30 September 2016
Room 29: case display
12 May 2015 - 5 June 2016
Room 31 case display
27 October 2015 - 5 June 2016
Room 31: case display
18 March - 25 September 2016
This display focuses on Golub’s Political Portraits from the 1970s. Comprising portraits of heads of state, corporate, military and religious leaders, it explores the evolution of the ‘gaze’ in the artist’s pictorial language, in particular the way facial expression conveys an impression of power and the psychology of the sitter.
25 February - 20 November 2016
Included in the display are sensational portraits of the brilliant, ill-fated playwright Joe Orton, and two portraits of model Christine Keeler, whose suggestive erotic pose straddling a wooden chair became one of the defining images of the 1960s.