5 of 21 portraits by Sal Idriss
© Sal Idriss / National Portrait Gallery, London
by Sal Idriss
C-type colour print, 2002
15 3/8 in. x 15 1/2 in. (391 mm x 393 mm)
This portraitback to top
Photographed in the sitter's workshop studio in Hackney. This is one of nine portraits recently acquired from the photographer from a commission by Camden Council for Black History Month and first exhibited at the Scala, King`s Cross.
Placesback to top
- Place made and portrayed: United Kingdom: England, London (sitter's studio, Hackney, London)
Events of 2002back to top
Current affairs2002 was an eventful year for the Royal Family, highlighted by the Queen's Golden Jubilee celebrations, but marred by the death of Princess Margaret, followed just three months later by the death of Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother at the age of 101 (making her the longest lived royal in British History).
Art and scienceThe relationship between two of the greatest modern masters is celebrated in Tate Modern's blockbuster exhibition Matisse Picasso. By exhibiting their works side-by-side, the show revealed the relationship between the two artists from 1906-54.
The 'Party at the Palace' concert in celebration of the Queen's Jubilee brings together stars from the last 50 years of Pop: Paul McCartney, Tom Jones, Brian Wilson, Queen, Ozzy Osbourne and Elton John.