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National Portrait Gallery

Exhibition Detail
Sarah Lucas Self-Portraits
St Martin's Place
London WC2H 0HE
United Kingdom


March 19th, 2011 - September 11th, 2011
 
Self-Portrait with Mug of Tea, Sarah LucasSarah Lucas, Self-Portrait with Mug of Tea,
1993
© Courtesy of the Artist and National Portrait Gallery
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In this iconic series of twelve self-portrait photographs, the artist Sarah Lucas explores her own identity as a woman and as an artist over a number of years. Lucas’s androgynous appearance, masculine poses and use of visual puns challenge stereotypical representations of gender and sexuality, whilst revealing the vulnerability of the artist.  Lucas studied at Goldsmiths College and was part of the Young British Artists movement in the 1990s.

Room 37a


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