The Ruth Borchard Collection is the UK’s only public collection of self-portraits by British and Irish artists, with 186 works and growing. Consisting of three collections – the Original Collection, the Next Generation Collection, and the Early Collection – alongside a biennial self-portrait prize, the Ruth Borchard Collection represents the very best of twentieth-century and contemporary self-portraiture.


4 January – 25 May 2018 (Spring Series)

TIME UNWRAPPED Exhibition Series 2018

On the 10th anniversary of Kings Place, and the collaboration between Kings Place, Piano Nobile Gallery and the Ruth Borchard Collection, Piano Nobile presents two exhibitions which showcase the richness of the Ruth Borchard Collection and British self-portraiture in the 20th and 21st centuries. It might appear self-evident that while music is an art of time, […]

Celia Paul
Elizabeth Shields