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Only Connect - Sir Michael Tippett <> Barbara Hepworth

How are these sitters connected?

The connection
Barbara Hepworth designed the sets and costumes for the Covent Garden premiere of Michael Tippett’s 1954 opera The Midsummer Marriage.

Find out more about Tippett connections with co-curator Peter Sheppard Skaerved

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Untitled, c.1973 (Alex Chilton) by William Eggleston © Eggleston Artistic Trust

Eggleston Playlist

William Eggleston was closely associated with the alternative music scene in Memphis. Revisit our 2016 exhibition and listen to a special playlist.

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Links to audio and transcripts of interviews with artists, sitters and historic recordings.

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