Searching for Genius: Reynolds, Hitchcock and Zidane

Peninsula Arts Gallery, Roland Levinksy Building, Plymouth University

01752 585050
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Wednesday 19 October 2016
Opening Hours: 10:00-17:00
Booking recommended

Turner Prize-winning artist Douglas Gordon often raises questions about talent, virtuosity and genius in his work. Join a member of staff from Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery to find out more about his works inspired by ‘The Master of Suspense’ (Alfred Hitchcock) and one of the greatest players in the history of football (Zinedine Zidane).

Discover the links between these and ‘the leading English portraitist of the 18th century’ – Plymouth’s very own Sir Joshua Reynolds. 

Image: Douglas Gordon, Self Portrait of You + Me (David Bowie), 2007. Burnt photographic print, smoke and mirror. (c) Studio lost but found / DACS 2016

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