Liz Rideal is an artist and writer.


Since 1985, her work has been shown in 44 solo exhibitions in both public and private art galleries across Europe and America together with 5 catalogue publications and 20 public commissions. Her artwork is held in public collections including Tate; Victoria & Albert Museum; British Museum; The National Portrait Gallery; The Vancouver Art Gallery, Canada; Museet for Fotokunst, Denmark; Portland Art Museum, Oregon; The George Eastman Museum & the Yale Centre for British Art, USA.


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Reader in Fine Art in the Painting Department of the Slade School of Fine Art, University College London. For further information click here.


Liz Rideal received a Leverhulme Fellowship in 2016-17, a British Academy grant to work in India in 2011, and the Rome Wingate Scholarship at the British School at Rome, in 2008/9. Her publications include: Mirror/Mirror: Self-portraits by Women Artists, National Portrait Gallery, London, and Watson-Guptill, NY, 2001; Insights: Self-portraits, NPG, London, 2005; and How to Read Painting, Bloomsbury, London, and Rizzoli, NY, 2014, and 2015. Madam & Eve, co-authored with Kathleen Soriano, Laurence King, London, 2018, Erotic Cloth echoes in film; a chapter in The Erotic Cloth: Seduction and Fetishism in Textiles, ed. Millar and Kettle, Bloomsbury Academic, 2018 and the new introduction to 500 Self-portraits, published by Phaidon, 2018.


Image credit: Liz Rideal © Mike Dye 2017