Celebrity Sitters: portraits from the Performing Arts Collection

Has there ever been a time more popular for self-portraits than today with selfies?

Venue: Ian & Pamela Wall Gallery, Her Majesty's Theatre
Dates: 8th July – 6th Nov 2022

Open to view during performance times only.

Portraits are more than just the reflection of the person – they are a cultural mirror; a moment in time when art, life, identity, and a compelling backstory intersect.  

From caricatures on plywood, photography, to bronze busts - this wonderful array of portraits from the Performing Arts Collection is as diverse, as the individuals they depict. 

Image credit: Clara Serena as Delilah in Samson and Delilah. Photograph by Sasha. Performing Arts Collection.