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Mixed media

Works of art where more than one method (medium) is used, as when oils are added to a tempera under-drawing, or collage materials used alongside pastels. Mixed media works today also often combine objects or pieces of natural materials such as driftwood or glass, with more conventional art media and in sculpture works can be created using whole found objects.

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Pioneer Podcasts

Listen to a series of podcasts exploring the lives of pioneering women, past and present.

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Untitled, c.1973 (Alex Chilton) by William Eggleston © Eggleston Artistic Trust

Eggleston Playlist

William Eggleston was closely associated with the alternative music scene in Memphis. Revisit our 2016 exhibition and listen to a special playlist.

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Archive interviews

Links to audio and transcripts of interviews with artists, sitters and historic recordings.

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