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Biography

John Simpson (1782–1847) was an English painter, known for his portraits.

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Artworks

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The Racial and Identity Politics of Head of a Man

Consider and question the intentions, politics and legacy of this landmark artwork

Tate Etc

John Simpson's Head of a Man

Sandra Gamarra

Tate Etc. at Tate Britain / Artists' Perspectives
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MicroTate 19

Kenneth Stephens , Steve James , Rachel Hedley , John Purkis , Petina Gappah , Mary Bennett and Nathan Dunne

Individual reflections on a work in the Tate collection

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