Sir Simon Schama(1945-), Historian
Sitter in 3 portraits
British Historian and author; taught at Oxford and Harvard and is currently Professor of Humanities at Columbia University, New York; works include The Embarassment of Riches, 1987, Citizens, 1989 and Landscape and Memory, 1995.
Watch a film clip on the sitter from the BBC Archive in the Media section below
Listen to a series of podcasts exploring the lives of pioneering women, past and present.
William Eggleston was closely associated with the alternative music scene in Memphis. Revisit our 2016 exhibition and listen to a special playlist.
Links to audio and transcripts of interviews with artists, sitters and historic recordings.