Barry Marsden(1954-), Photographer
Artist of 71 portraits
Marsden took up photography at the age of 30 in 1981 after taking a degree in painting at Loughborough College of Art. His portrait of the classical composer James MacMillan appeared on the poster for the 1997 NPG exhibition Variations on a Theme while his iconic portrait of Jarvis Cocker, one of many pop commissions for Vox magazine, featured strongly in the 1999 Icons of Pop exhibition.
Watch a film clip on the photographer recorded for the Gallery in the Media section below
Listen to a series of podcasts exploring the lives of pioneering women, past and present.
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Links to audio and transcripts of interviews with artists, sitters and historic recordings.