Chrissie Hynde(1951-), Musician; singer for The Pretenders
Sitter in 2 portraits
Born in Akron, Ohio, Hynde gravitated to mid-1970s London forming the Transatlantically successful British-based post-punk group The Pretenders in l979. Hynde later topped the charts in 1985 with a UB40 duet on Sony and Cher's I Got You Babe followed by two Top Ten Pretender's hits with Don't Get Me Wrong and Song To Her and has continued since then in the forefront.
Develop your art skills
Discover our BP Next Generation short films made by artists. Follow step by step guides in drawing and painting techniques.
Hold Still photography workshop
Reflect on your own experiences of lockdown through this easy-to-do from home, photographic exercise.
Draw Like a Renaissance Master
Revisit The Encounter exhibition and learn about Renaissance and Baroque drawing methods and materials.