Amy Winehouse ('Amy-Blue')

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© Marlene Dumas; courtesy of the artist and Frith Street Gallery, London

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Amy Winehouse ('Amy-Blue')

by Marlene Dumas
oil on canvas, 2011
15 3/4 in. x 11 3/4 in. (400 mm x 300 mm)
Purchased with help from the Art Fund, 2012
Primary Collection
NPG 6948

On display in Room 30 on Floor 1 at the National Portrait Gallery

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  • Marlene Dumas (1953-), Artist. Artist or producer of 1 portrait.

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This portrait is a commemorative work made after Winehouse's death, and is derived from one of the many photographs available of the singer in the media. The translucent blue colours refer to Winehouse's troubled life, and also her musical influences.

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  • Edited by Rab MacGibbon and Tanya Bentley, Icons and Identities, 2021, p. 76
  • Flavia Frigeri, Women At Work: 1900 to Now, 2023, p. 170
  • Rab MacGibbon, National Portrait Gallery: The Collection, p. 117
  • Schama, Simon, The Face of Britain: The Nation Through its Portraits, 2015-09-15, p. 244

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