Curated in partnership with bo.lee projects, the exhibition brings together painters, sculptors and photographers whose work explores the individual’s sense of ‘self’.

Leading 20th century painters such as Lucian Freud and Francis Bacon are shown alongside contemporary and emerging artists, who favour a more alternative approach to portraiture.

For example, the Damaged Human series by Sarah Ball consists of miniature portraits derived from medical archive photographs, while other featured names include Wanda Bernardino, Johan Andersson and Bob Carlos Clarke.

Royal West of England Academy

Queen's Road, BRISTOL, Greater Bristol, BS8 1PX

0117 973 5129


Opening times

Tue – Sat, 10am – 5.30pm
Sun, 11am – 5pm

Closed Mon except Bank Holidays (open 11-5 spring and summer BH Mondays)

Closed 24 – 27 December 2018, 1 Jan 2019

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