a curious invitation last tuesday society
a curious invitation the century club last tuesday society soho london
Iain Sinclair national Trust Walking the Ginger Line


with Sue Tilley

Wednesday 1st November 2017
Doors open at 6:30 pm, Talk commences at 7:00 pm

Leigh Bowery was one of the most controversial and avant-garde performers of his generation. In this talk, author Sue Tilley, one of Bowery’s closest friends, lays bare the extravagant life of the trendsetting entertainer. From Bowery’s groundbreaking costumes and performance art, to his notoriety in London’s 1980s nightclub culture, to his role as a favored model for painter Lucian Freud, Tilley will offer an insight into the outrageous world of 1980s modern art and the man who came to embody it.

Sue Tilley
Along with being one of Bowery’s best friends, Sue Tilley is one of the most recognisable muses in modern British art. She modelled for Lucian Freud in the early 1990s, a seminal period of the artist’s career and one of his portraits of her entitled “Bene ts Supervisor Sleeping” sold for a record £17.2 million, the highest price paid for a painting by a living artist. She is now an artist, presenter and writer.

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