Annie Lennox & Allan Martin


About this artwork

This is a beautiful and captivating image of Annie Lennox who shot to global fame in the 1980s as half of the pop-duo Eurythmics. In the 1990s she embarked on an equally successful solo-career. This photograph was used as the album cover of her third solo studio album, Bare, which was released in 2003. Lennox has said: 'The ‘posture’ of the image refers back to earlier days of Eurythmics with the Touch cover, only this time I have now turned to face the audience eye to eye, as it were. I am as ‘bare’ as the title suggests, though not entirely exposed. The image is timeless, gender free, and racially ambiguous. I could be a statue, a ghostly apparition, or an Indian saddhu. The false lashes represent the artifice of ‘performance''.

Updated before 2020

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Annie Lennox

Annie Lennox