Gillian Wearing & Claude Cahun: Behind the Mask, Another Mask

What

Museums & Galleries

For

All ages

Where

National Portrait Gallery

St Martin's Place, WC2H 0HE

9 March – 29 May

Tickets: £12 adults, under 12s free

Gillian Wearing & Claude Cahun: Behind the Mask, Another Mask

Book your tickets at npg.org.uk

This exhibition brings together for the first time the work of French artist Claude Cahun and British contemporary artist Gillian Wearing. Although they were born almost seventy years apart and came from different backgrounds, remarkable parallels can be drawn between the two artists. Both of them share a fascination with the self-portrait and use the self-image, through the medium of photography, to explore themes around identity and gender, which is often played out through masquerade and performance.

   

9 March – 29 May

Tickets: £12 adults, under 12s free

Address:

St Martin's Place, WC2H 0HE

Venue phone:

020 7306 0055

Venue website:

www.npg.org.uk

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