attributed to Joseph Highmore, 'A Couple Dressed in the Height of Fashion' 1744
attributed to Joseph Highmore
A Couple Dressed in the Height of Fashion 1744
Pencil and gouache on paper
support: 202 x 266 mm
Presented by Mrs Joan Highmore Blackhall and Dr R.B. McConnell 1986

This study day explores the relationship between art and fashion, starting at 10.30 at the National Portrait Gallery with a welcome and visit to the exhibition Face of Fashion with curator Susan Bright. The afternoon session starts at Tate Modern at 14:00 with a discussion exploring artist commissions initiated by magazines and alternative fashion and art platforms. Speakers Masoud Golsorkhi, Tank, Charlotte Sinclair, British Vogue and Penny Martin, SHOWstudio will be in discussion with Susan Bright.