Dame Mary Quant
by J.S. Lewinski
Past display archive
28 October 2006 - 8 April 2007
This display highlights the rich diversity of subjects and photographs recently acquired by the National Portrait Gallery. It is organised into four groups: Jorge Lewinski - Women of the 1960s ; Bob Collins - Artists at work in the 1970s; Portraits of the 1970s and 1980s and Exceptional Youth: Photographs by Emma Hardy.
Photographs 1965-2006 includes images of prominent musicians, writers, actors, artists and designers from the late twentieth century. These include Luciano Pavarotti, Sir Mick Jagger, Katherine Whitehorn, Jilly Cooper, Dame Diana Rigg, David Hockney, Frank Auerbach and Leon Kossoff.
Some twenty-first-century personalities are explored in Emma Hardy's photographs taken in 2006. These are images of exceptional teenagers who have made a contribution to British life including actor Daniel Radcliffe, musician Nicola Benedetti and footballer Theo Wallcott.