Bruce Chatwin(1940-1989), Writer
Sitter in 2 portraits
British author; began career as a porter at Sotheby's, rising to a directorship 1965-66; a full-time writer from 1975, he completed only six books including In Pantagonia (1977), On Black Hill (1982), Songlines (1987) and Utz (1988) before his early death. Chatwin also worked for the Sunday Times Magazine covering art and architecture.
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.