Liz Rideal is an artist and Reader in Fine Art at the Slade School
of Fine Art, University College London and has worked for over
thirty years with the National Portrait Gallery, London. Her
artwork is held in public collections including Tate, V&A and
the Yale Centre for British Art, USA. It has been exhibited widely
in Europe and the USA. She is the author of Mirror Mirror:
Self-portraits by Women Artists, Insights:
Self-portraits, and How to Read Paintings.
Kathleen Soriano is an independent curator, broadcaster and Chair of the Liverpool Biennial. Formerly, Director of Exhibitions and Collections, National Portrait Gallery, London; Director, Compton Verney; and Director of Exhibitions at the Royal Academy of Arts, London. She has written for many exhibition publications including Australia, Anselm Kiefer and Stephen Chambers RA: The Court of Redonda.