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Icons and Identities - Virtual Talk with Exhibition Curator Tanya Bentley

Icons and Identities - Virtual Talk with Exhibition Curator Tanya Bentley

  • For Members

20 May 2021, 18:00-19:00

Join Tanya Bentley as she speaks about the international exhibition Icons and Identities currently on display in Seoul, Korea.


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Reframing Narratives: Women in Portraiture - Virtual Talk with Curator Dr Flavia Frigeri

Reframing Narratives: Women in Portraiture - Virtual Talk with Curator Dr Flavia Frigeri

  • For Members

14 June 2021, 18:00-19:00

Chanel and the National Portrait Gallery have launched Reframing Narratives: Women in Portraiture, a new three year project, which aims to enhance the representation of women in the Gallery’s Collection and highlight the often overlooked stories of individual women who have shaped British history and culture.


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