Maxwell Fry(1899-1987), Architect, painter and writer
(Edwin) Maxwell Fry
Sitter in 3 portraits
Architect; with Walter Gropius (partnership 1934-6) pioneered international modernism in Britain in buildings such as Impington Village College, Cambridgeshire (1936). With wife, Dame Jane Drew, co-founded Fry, Drew & Partners (1946-73). Specialised in designing hospitals, universities, housing estates and government buildings in Africa, India, Sri Lanka and the Middle East. Fry, Drew and Partners were the architects for 'The New Schools' pavilion at the Festival of Britain.
- Dame Jane Beverly Drew (wife)
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.