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Event date
Friday, November 11, 2011 - 11:00

This is one of five podcasts produced by the Open University to accompany the exhibition ‘The First Actresses: Nell Gwyn to Sarah Siddons’ at the National Portrait Gallery, London 2011-2012. This show presents a vivid spectacle of femininity, fashion and theatricality in seventeenth and eighteenth-century England. It features portraits of some of the best known female performers of the period, who ranged from royal mistresses to successful writers and businesswomen, and accomplished musicians.

Event date
Friday, November 7, 2008 (All day)
Location
London

In this gallery talk, Leon Wainwright explores the idea of the ‘authentic outsider’ and how artists R.B. Kitaj and David Hockney - in their different ways – were became part of a celebrated idea of Britishness and otherness in the age of Pop.

Event date
Friday, February 5, 2010 (All day)
Location
London

Anthony Downey joins a panel including Bonnie Greer, Leon Wainwright and Gayle Chong Kwan to discuss Chris Ofili and his work.

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