Woody Allen; Mia Farrow
Woody Allen; Mia Farrow
by Terry O'Neill
digital R-type colour print from original transparency, 1989
15 1/4 in. x 15 1/2 in. (387 mm x 394 mm)
Given by Terry O'Neill, 2003
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Artistback to top
- Terry O'Neill (1938-2019), Photographer. Artist of 80 portraits, Sitter in 2 portraits.
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Allen began his relationship with Farrow in 1980. The couple starred together in Hannah and her Sisters (1986) and Husbands and Wives (1992). They separated in 1992. Farrow's previous husbands were Frank Sinatra (1966-8) and André Previn (1970-8). Allen married Soon-Yi Previn, Farrow's adopted daughter in 1997.
Linked displays and exhibitionsback to top
- Terry O'Neill: Celebrity (6 September 2003 - 14 March 2004)
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Events of 1989back to top
Current affairs96 people are crushed to death at the Hillsborough football stadium in Sheffield. The accident took place when Liverpool fans were all let into the stadium at once. Incoming crowds crushed people against a fence used to prevent pitch-invasions. Following the Taylor Report into the incident standing terraces and fences between fans and pitch were banned.
Art and scienceFollowing the publication of Anglo-Indian writer Salman Rushdie's novel The Satanic Verses in 1988, the leader of Iran, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, announces that the book is 'blasphemous against Islam' and places a fatwah (death sentence) on Rushdie, who is forced into hiding for several years.
InternationalThe Berlin Wall is dismantled, reunifying East and West Germany and symbolising the end of the Cold War. Following a decision to allow East Berliners to cross the border with valid visas, crowds swarmed the border crossings. Guards soon gave up trying to stop them, and the physical dismantlement of the wall soon began.
Approximately 2,000 Chinese demonstrators are massacred in Tiananmen Square while protesting against the government.
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