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ARTIST ROOMS Self Evidence | Photographs by Woodman, Arbus and Mapplethorpe

Scottish National Gallery The Hawthornden Lecture Theatre (please enter via the back door of the RSA)
  • Tuesday 10 September 2019, 6:30-8:30pm
£ 14.00

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Anne Lyden, Chief Curator, Photography at the National Galleries of Scotland will talk about the current ARTIST ROOMS exhibition, Self Evidence | Photographs by Woodman, Arbus and Mapplethorpe, currently on display at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery. With a particular focus on self-portraiture and representation the talk will explore the connections and similarities between Francesca Woodman (1958-1981), Diane Arbus (1923-1971) and Robert Mapplethorpe (1946-1989): three American photographers, each of whom produced bodies of work that were revolutionary, groundbreaking and at times controversial.

We would also like to remind Friends that all blue badge parking has been suspended on the Mound Precinct.  We apologise for the inconvenience caused by this and please be assured that we aim to re-instate the bays as soon as possible.

Francesca Woodman Untitled, from Eel Series, Venice, Italy 1977-1978 © and courtesy Charles Woodman / Estate of Francesca Woodman and DACS, 2019
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Lecture or talk Our Friends

ARTIST ROOMS Self Evidence | Photographs by Woodman, Arbus and Mapplethorpe

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