Exhibition: Elizabeth Peyton: Aire and Angels

This exhibition runs from Thu, 3rd Oct 2019 to Sun, 5th Jan 2020. See all dates

This event runs over several days/weeks. Dates include:

Thu,
3rd Oct 2019  
(10am - 6pm)  <– Today
Fri,
4th Oct 2019  
(10am - 9pm)
Sat,
5th Oct 2019  
(10am - 6pm)
Sun,
6th Oct 2019  
(10am - 6pm)
Mon,
7th Oct 2019  
(10am - 6pm)
Tue,
8th Oct 2019  
(10am - 6pm)
Wed,
9th Oct 2019  
(10am - 6pm)

This exhibition has not opened yet. Will open on Thu, 3rd Oct 2019

Cost: Free of Charge


Created in close collaboration with the artist, Elizabeth Peyton: Aire and Angels, explores the development of Peyton’s unique art from the 1990s to the present day.

Elizabeth Peyton is one of the world’s leading contemporary artists. Internationally renowned, her work has been at the forefront of a re-evaluation of figurative art and the tradition of portrait painting since the 1990s. The exhibition will include a selection of key portraits from the first two decades of her career, and investigate the new direction in her work over the last 10 years. Portraits on display from her diverse and ever-expanding repertoire of recurring subjects will include Kurt Cobain, Liam Gallagher, Frida Kahlo, Napoleon, Queen Elizabeth II, David Bowie, Phoebe Philo, David Hockney, Eva-Maria Westbroek and Jonas Kaufmann among others.

In addition to over 40 works on display in the exhibition, Peyton will become the first artist ever to be given the run of the entire National Portrait Gallery, with a selection of her portraits dispersed throughout the permanent Collection, juxtaposing Peyton’s paintings with historic portraits from the Tudor period onwards.


Contact and Booking Details

More information at this website.

No need to book tickets - just turn up on the day.


Location

National Portrait Gallery,

St Martin's Place, London,
WC2H 0HE

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