Refiguring the 50s learning resources

Portraiture Learning Resources

Explore portraiture styles and Britain in the 1950s with artists LS Lowry, Josef Herman, Joan Eardley, Sheila Fell and Eva Frankfurther. Supporting the exhibition Refiguring the 50s, this pack will help you and your students discover the themes and techniques of these exciting, individual artists and their paintings.

Download free Refiguring the 50s portraiture resource (PDF 2Mb)

Find out more about the exhibition Refiguring the 50s

Download free activities for the primary classroom (PDF 1.2Mb)

Download free activities for the secondary classroom (PDF 1.1Mb)

Joan Eardley Boys Head

Joan Eardley Boy’s Head (included in Refiguring the 50s exhibition)