Tuesday, 27 November 2012

Charlotte Newson

Charlotte Newson, Visual Artist.

Tribute to Emmeline Pankhurst.
Charlotte Newson was commissioned to deliver the first public artwork in Manchester to celebrate Emmeline Pankhurst -international icon and famous Suffragette: A photo-mosaic – created by collecting photographs of inspirational women sent in by the public.

Take a closer look with the link below;

“Women Like You”- the first contemporary artwork to celebrate Emmeline Pankhurst: a photo-mosaic portrait of the iconic Suffragette  -  made up of 10,000 individual images of inspiring women -  sent in by members of the public from all corners of the globe, it celebrates the extraordinary lives of ordinary women, mothers, grandmothers, sisters, best friends, doctors, entertainers, politicians, entrepreneurs, teachers, poets, writers, artists and broadcasters.  In short, Women Like You.
It took Charlotte two years to complete, stands 3 metres high and 2.5 metres wide and is regarded as one of the most iconic images of Emmeline Pankhurst today.

To view more of Charlotte Newson's work;

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