Current Venue

Looking Good : The Male Gaze From Van Dyck to Lucian Freud

Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh
24 June – 1 October 2017

This exhibition considers the theme of male image, identity and appearance from the 16th century to the present day. The selection of portraits, from the National Galleries of Scotland and National Portrait Gallery, London collections will explore the elaborate hairstyles and fashions of the courtiers and cavaliers of the 16th and 17th centuries; the emergence of the dandy in the early 18th century; the rise of celebrity and the interest in male beauty and personal grooming; and representations of gender and sexuality.

Find out more information about the exhibition and the Scottish National Portrait Gallery here.