Close: Drawn Portraits Catalogue

Focusing on the unique intimacy of drawing, the catalogue for Close: Drawn Portraits reveals encounters between artists and their subjects over the past 200 years, situating contemporary artists alongside well known, historical figures. Featuring artists Mounira Al Solh, Frank Auerbach, Paul Cézanne, Virginia Chihota, Lucian Freud, Dryden Goodwin, Barbara Hepworth, David Hockney, Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, Horst Janssen, Claudette Johnson, Michael Landy, Maria Lassnig, Joyce Pensato,Deanna Petherbridge, Francis Picabia, Pablo Picasso, Paula Rego, Nicola Tyson, Jessica Voorsanger and Clifton Wright, the essays and images consider why drawn portraiture remains relevant today.

Edited by Kate Macfarlane. Essay by Hannah Williams and texts by Marco Livingstone, Deanna Petherbridge, Karsten Schubert, Anita Viola Sganzerla and Colin Wiggins.

This catalogue accompanies the exhibition Close: Drawn Portraits and was designed by Studio Ard. 112 pages, 47 colour plates and sewn bound. 

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