Exhibition: Whistler’s Woman in White: Joanna Hiffernan

This exhibition runs from Sat, 26th Feb 2022 to Sun, 22nd May 2022. See all dates

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

Sat,
26th Feb 2022  
(10am - 6pm)
Sun,
27th Feb 2022  
(10am - 6pm)
Tue,
1st Mar 2022  
(10am - 6pm)
Wed,
2nd Mar 2022  
(10am - 6pm)
Thu,
3rd Mar 2022  
(10am - 6pm)
Fri,
4th Mar 2022  
(10am - 6pm)
Sat,
5th Mar 2022  
(10am - 6pm)

This exhibition has not opened yet. Will open on Sat, 26th Feb 2022

Coronavirus: Events may be cancelled and venues closed at short notice, you are advised to check on their websites before making a trip.

Cost: £17


Joanna Hiffernan’s relationship with Whistler ran deeper than artist and muse. In this rich exhibition we explore her life and role as a friend, model, lover and collaborator.

Many of James McNeill Whistler’s works feature the red-haired figure of Joanna Hiffernan. Her close professional and personal relationship with the artist lasted for two decades, yet little about her role or influence in his life has been explored – until now.

This exhibition brings together portraits of Hiffernan, ranging from innovative paintings, prints and drawings that challenged cultural norms and established Whistler’s reputation as one of the most influential artists of the late 19th century.

We also explore works by Gustave Courbet, who painted Hiffernan when he and Whistler worked together in Normandy, and conclude with paintings by Millais, Klimt and more who were inspired by Whistler’s Symphony in White.


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Location

Royal Academy of Arts,

Burlington House, Piccadilly, Mayfair, London,
W1J 0BD

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