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Portraits that pop!

Daily from Tuesday 11 September 2018 until Monday 22 April 2019
Creatures of Leisure series (David 'Bird' Twohill), 1982 Paul Worstead
Creatures of Leisure series (David 'Bird' Twohill), 1982 Paul Worstead

Celebrate the Gallery’s 20th birthday summer with Electric! Portraits that pop! The collection exhibition features a mix of bright, bold and colourful paintings, prints and photographs, and buoyant video portraits.

40 portraits

1Sir Robert May AC Kt, 1999 Polly Borland. 2Christine Manfield, 1997 Selina Snow. 3Acacius (Stigmata) - portrait of Tony Carden, 1991 AñA Wojak. 4Nicole Kidman, c. 1980 Lewis Morley. 5Natalie Imbruglia, 1999 Polly Borland. 6Roslyn, 2016 Sally Ross.

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Dr Christopher Chapman (curator)

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