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BP Portrait Award 2015BP Portrait Award 2015BP Portrait Award 2015Three artists have been shortlisted for first prize at the 2015 BP Portrait Award: Matan Ben-Cnaan for Annabelle and Guy; Michael Gaskell for Eliza; and Borja Buces Renard for My Mother and My Brother on a Sunday Evening. Returning to the National Portrait Gallery for its 36th year the highly successful annual open competition, which attracted 2015-07-05T00:00:00+01002015-09-20T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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DATES18th June to 20th September 2015
Three artists have been shortlisted for first prize at the 2015 BP Portrait Award: Matan Ben-Cnaan for Annabelle and Guy; Michael Gaskell for Eliza; and Borj...†More about this event
Audrey Hepburn: Portraits of an Icon Audrey Hepburn: Portraits of an Icon Audrey Hepburn: Portraits of an Icon Marking 65 years since Audrey Hepburn performed at renowned West End nightclub Ciro's - the space now occupied by the National Portrait Gallery's public Archive - NPG presents a major photography exhibition on the film star. Audrey Hepburn: Portraits of an Icon will follow Hepburn's rise to fame, from her early years in Holland to becoming a stage 2015-07-05T00:00:00+01002015-10-18T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Photography
DATES2nd July to 18th October 2015
Marking 65 years since Audrey Hepburn performed at renowned West End nightclub Ciro's - the space now occupied by the National Portrait Gallery's public Archiv...†More about this event
On Belonging: Photographs Of Indians Of African DescentOn Belonging: Photographs Of Indians Of African DescentAcclaimed, contemporary photographer, Ketaki Sheth presents a series of the Sidi community, an African minority living in India.2015-07-05T10:00:00+01002015-08-31T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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On Belonging: Photographs Of Indians Of African Descent
Jack Smith: Abstract PortraitsJack Smith: Abstract PortraitsAbstract paintings by the 20th-century artist, providing an insight into his exploration of portraiture using non-descriptive elements.2015-07-05T10:00:00+01002015-08-31T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Jack Smith: Abstract Portraits
Old Titles And New Money: American Heiresses And The British AristocracyOld Titles And New Money: American Heiresses And The British AristocracyExhibition of portraits and the stories of some of the most high-profile American heiresses to marry into British aristocracy, including Jennie Churchill, Mary Curzon and Consuelo Vanderbilt.2015-07-05T10:00:00+01002015-08-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Old Titles And New Money: American Heiresses And The British Aristocracy
The Artist's Cause At Heart: Marion Harry Spielmann, Collector And DonorThe Artist's Cause At Heart: Marion Harry Spielmann, Collector And DonorExhibition celebrating the donors activities as an editor, writer and collector, throwing light on M.H. Spielmann's discreet but powerful reputation in the Victorian and Edwardian art worlds.2015-07-05T10:00:00+01002015-08-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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The Artist's Cause At Heart: Marion Harry Spielmann, Collector And Donor
Favourites: Art And Power, 1600-1800Favourites: Art And Power, 1600-1800Portraits showing men who were invested as Knights of the Order of the Garter. Established by King Edward III in 1348, the Order of the Garter has always been the highest honour available to courtiers and public figures, but favour is frequently precarious.2015-07-05T10:00:00+01002015-09-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Favourites: Art And Power, 1600-1800
Hidden: An Unseen Portrait Of Oliver CromwellHidden: An Unseen Portrait Of Oliver CromwellRecent investigation of the portrait of Sir Arthur Hesilrige, using the latest infra-red technology, has revealed what appears to be a hidden portrait of the Parliamentarian commander Oliver Cromwell underneath. This display puts the Gallery's portrait of Cromwell alongside that of Hesilrige and, for the first time, shows the infra-red image of the2015-07-05T10:00:00+01002015-10-19T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Hidden: An Unseen Portrait Of Oliver Cromwell
Pictured & SeenPictured & SeenAn exhibition exploring the relationship between objects and their representation in 16th and 17th century British portraiture. Co-curated by Bristol University MA students as part of their degree work.2015-07-05T10:00:00+01002015-11-30T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Pictured & Seen
Giacometti: Pure Presence Giacometti: Pure Presence Giacometti: Pure Presence This autumn the National Portrait Gallery presents the first major exhibition to cover the aspect of Alberto Giacometti's work. Giacometti: Pure Presence promises to be an unmissable opportunity to enjoy portraiture by the Swiss artist, who is widely regarded as one of the most important and distinctive artists of the 20th century. The show will co2015-10-15T00:00:00+01002016-01-10T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions
DATES15th October 2015 to 10th January 2016
This autumn the National Portrait Gallery presents the first major exhibition to cover the aspect of Alberto Giacometti's work. Giacometti: Pure Presence promi...†More about this event
Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait PrizeTaylor Wessing Photographic Portrait PrizeTaylor Wessing Photographic Portrait PrizeThe Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize, held at the National Portrait Gallery each year, attracts around 7,000 images from which approximately sixty portraits are chosen for display. Open to professionals and amateurs alike, the £12,000 prize consistently attracts a high level of expertise yet the 'open to all' caveat means there's always a2015-11-12T00:00:00+00002016-02-21T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Photography
DATES12th November 2015 to 21st February 2016
The Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize, held at the National Portrait Gallery each year, attracts around 7,000 images from which approximately sixty po...†More about this event
 
 

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Jack Smith: Abstract Portraits
Exhibitions | Until 31st August 2015 

National Portrait Gallery

Abstract paintings by the 20th-century artist, providing an insight into his exploration of portraiture using non-descriptive elements....More

Hidden: An Unseen Portrait Of Oliver Cromwell
Exhibitions | Until 19th October 2015 

National Portrait Gallery

Recent investigation of the portrait of Sir Arthur Hesilrige, using the latest infra-red technology, has revealed what appears to be ...More

Favourites: Art And Power, 1600-1800
Exhibitions | Until 1st September 2015 

National Portrait Gallery

Portraits showing men who were invested as Knights of the Order of the Garter. Established by King Edward III in ...More

Audrey Hepburn: Portraits of an Icon
Audrey Hepburn: Portraits of an Icon
Exhibitions | Until 18th October 2015 

National Portrait Gallery

Marking 65 years since Audrey Hepburn performed at renowned West End nightclub Ciro's - the space now occupied by the ...More

 
BP Portrait Award 2015
BP Portrait Award 2015
Exhibitions | Until 20th September 2015 

National Portrait Gallery

Three artists have been shortlisted for first prize at the 2015 BP Portrait Award: Matan Ben-Cnaan for Annabelle ...More

 
On Belonging: Photographs Of Indians Of African Descent
Exhibitions | Until 31st August 2015 

National Portrait Gallery

Acclaimed, contemporary photographer, Ketaki Sheth presents a series of the Sidi community, an African minority living in India....More

Old Titles And New Money: American Heiresses And The British Aristocracy
Exhibitions | Until 1st August 2015 

National Portrait Gallery

Exhibition of portraits and the stories of some of the most high-profile American heiresses to marry into British aristocracy, including ...More

The Artist's Cause At Heart: Marion Harry Spielmann, Collector And Donor
Exhibitions | Until 1st August 2015 

National Portrait Gallery

Exhibition celebrating the donors activities as an editor, writer and collector, throwing light on M.H. Spielmann's discreet but powerful reputation ...More

Pictured & Seen
Exhibitions | Until 30th November 2015 

National Portrait Gallery

An exhibition exploring the relationship between objects and their representation in 16th and 17th century British portraiture. Co-curated by Bristol ...More

Art In Dialogue: Duccio
Exhibitions | Until 8th November 2015 

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A creative interaction of two works of art made almost 700 years apart; The Annunciation by the painter Duccio and ...More

 
 
 
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