While on holiday in Italy, having overdosed on Italian Renaissance paintings, Anne the Co-Director of London Drawing whiled away a wet evening messing about taking self portrait photographs in the Renaissance style using what she had around her- an embroidered bedspread, sun visor and pillowcase. When she got back we were asked by the Wellcome Trust to develop activites inspired by themes in the fabulous Reading Room. One of the themes was ‘Face’ and having looked through a Cindy Sherman book in the section she showed the curator her holiday portraits- the rest is history…..

Read more about #RennaisanceSelfie and how we came up with the idea on the Wellcome Trust Blog

Upcoming events


29/06/2019 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
We are delighted to be popping #RenaissanceSelfie up at the Art Car Boot Fair 2019! Join us for some wash bag, paper napkin and pillow case based Renaissance style make...
Art Car Boot Fair, Stable Street KingsCross

28/07/2019 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Join us in the heart of Cornwall at the fabulous Port Elliot Festival for a very special #RenaissanceSelfie Pop Up!! We will be collaborating with the Art Car Boot Fair...
Port Elliot, St Germans Cornwall

Photographs from recent events