Monday, September 21, 2009

Tatchell to Open Dorian Aroyo Show at the Menier Gallery

Human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell will open gay painter Dorian Aroyo's latest portrait show at Menier Gallery in Southwark, on Tuesday 22nd September 2009 at 7pm.

The exhibition is open to the public. All welcome.

Mr Tatchell is one of the featured subjects in the exhibition, which also includes a selection from Aroyo's LGBT 'Heroes and Heroines' series of paintings:

Alan Turing, Bishop Gene Robinson, Martina Navratilova, Simeon Solomon, Radclyffe Hall, Oscar Wilde, Ian McKellen, Michel Foucault, Kenneth Williams, John Waters, Elton John, Quentin Crisp, Maggie Hambling and Justin Fashanu.

See the paintings online:

Image: "Icon (Peter Tatchell)" by Dorian Aroyo, 2006, mixed media on canvas. 40x30cm, collection: Peter Tatchell.

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