FROM WHERE I STAND
MICHAEL HOPPEN GALLERY, LONDON, 2010
STALEY WISE GALLERY, USA, 2010
NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY, LONDON, 2010 – 2011
CONTRIBUTED, GERMANY, 2011
TRES HOMBRES, SWEDEN, 2012
From Where I Stand is the first solo display of work by photographer Mary McCartney. The display celebrates the publication of McCartney’s first book, From Where I Stand, selected from her complete archive from the 1990s to the present.
The display of 12 portraits include portraits of well-known British figures from the worlds of art, film, fashion and music alongside portraits of McCartney’s family. Photographs of PJ Harvey and British film directors from the National Portrait Gallery’s Collection will be on show besides portraits of Helen Mirren, Gwyneth Paltrow as Madonna, Sam Taylor-Wood and the Chapman Brothers, Tracey Emin as Frida Kahlo, Vivienne Westwood and Lily Cole amongst others. In an insight to Mary’s world, both public and private, intimate portraits of Stella and Linda McCartney will also be exhibited.