Exhibition

Ruth Borchard Self-Portrait Collection : Next Generation

17 Oct 2012 – 15 Dec 2012

Event times

Tuesday - Saturday: 10 am - 6 pm

Cost of entry

Free

Kings Place Gallery

London, United Kingdom

Address

Travel Information

  • Tube: Kings Cross St Pancras
  • Kings Cross or St Pancras

Save Event: Ruth Borchard Self-Portrait Collection : Next Generation

I've seen this

People who have saved this event:

close

About

In 2011 a Borchard self-portrait competition was held to signal the centenary of her birth as well as a means of bringing the collection up to date. Celia Paul's poignant, even desolate study was the winner and other participants whose work has since been purchased include Mary Mabbutt, Maggi Hambling and Marcelle Hanselaar. In the original collection there were only five women artists and their greater representation now is not a matter of a feminist redressing of the gender balance but simply a recognition of quality. The current exhibition includes thirty new acquisitions, as well as selected works from the original collection of 101 paintings.

What to expect? Toggle

Comments

Have you been to this event? Share your insights and give it a review below.