Sitting Pretty

Charlotte Mullins reveals the stories behind the creation of five portraits of famous people.

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Jilly Sutton sculpts poet laureate Andrew Motion

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Designer Paul Smith allowed himself to be painted by unknown artist James Lloyd.

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Charlotte Mullins examines a genetic sculpture based on the DNA of John Sulston, head of the Human Genome Project, by controversial British artist Marc Quinn.

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Charlotte Mullins recalls how war artist John Keane's group portrait commissioned to celebrate the Good Friday Agreement finished up as a giant portrait of Mo Mowlam.

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Charlotte Mullins recalls how 1960s pop art legend Allen Jones underwent an abrupt change in artistic direction and reveals a lesser known side of prima ballerina Darcey Bussell.