Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize

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13th November 2014 to 22nd February 2015
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Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait PrizeJessica Fulford-Dobson, Birgit Puve, Blerim Racaj, and David Titlow are the four photographers shorlisted for the 2014 Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize. Their works have been picked from the 4,193 submissions entered by 1,793 photographers from which 60 portraits have been chosen for the exhibition, running at the National Portrait Gallery for close to twenty years. Jessica Fulford-Dobson's image of a seven year-old Afghan skate girl; identical twin boys kneeling next to their great grandmothers hen in the Estonian countryside, by Birgit Puve; a group of young Kosovars, by Blerin Racaj; and the photographer's baby son being introduced to a dog, by David Titlow, are this year's prize-winning photographs. Visitors can see the winning and shortlisted portraits until February 2015 and the winner is announced at an awards ceremony just before the exhibition opens, on Tuesday 11th November 2014 at 7pm.

About National Portrait Gallery

The National Portrait Gallery houses portraits of significant figures from the late 15th century to the present day. This isn't the place to come for serious works of exceptional artistic merit - the overriding aim of the National Portrait Gallery is to reflect the status of the sitter, not the artist - but where else in London could you hope to find The Beatles, Henry VIII, Sir Richard Branson and JK Rowling all hanging out together? The appeal of this gallery (opened in 1856) rests simply in its comprehensive commemoration of British history from the late 15th century to the present day through the medium of portraiture. More about National Portrait Gallery

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Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize† Braian and Ryan by Birgit Puve, 2013. Copyright: Birgit Puve †

Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize - Braian and Ryan by Birgit Puve, 2013. Copyright: Birgit Puve

Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize Braian and Ryan by Birgit Puve, 2013. Copyright: Birgit Puve†

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Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait PrizeTaylor Wessing Photographic Portrait PrizeTaylor Wessing Photographic Portrait PrizeJessica Fulford-Dobson, Birgit Puve, Blerim Racaj, and David Titlow are the four photographers shorlisted for the 2014 Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize. Their works have been picked from the 4,193 submissions entered by 1,793 photographers from which 60 portraits have been chosen for the exhibition, running at the National Portrait Galler28th January 2015Sunday 22nd February 2015 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Ongoing
Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize
event > Exhibitions
DATES13th November 2014 to 22nd February 2015
VENUENational Portrait Gallery†
Jessica Fulford-Dobson, Birgit Puve, Blerim Racaj, and David Titlow are the four photographers shorlisted for the 2014 Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize. Their works have been picked from the 4,193 submissions entered by 1,793 photographers from which 60 portraits have been chosen for the exhibition, running at the National Portrait Galler...†More about this event
The Real Tudors: Kings and Queens RediscoveredThe Real Tudors: Kings and Queens RediscoveredThe Real Tudors: Kings and Queens RediscoveredThe National Portrait Gallery's oldest portrait, of Henry VII, is displayed with a Book of Hours inscribed by the king to his daughter as part of The Real Tudors: Kings and Queens Rediscovered, a major exhibition at the gallery starting on 12th September 2014. Portraits of key figures in the Tudor dynasty are displayed alongside a personal item -28th January 2015Sunday 1st March 2015 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Free EventOngoing
The Real Tudors: Kings and Queens Rediscovered
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting†|†PRICINGFree
DATES12th September 2014 to 1st March 2015
VENUENational Portrait Gallery†
The National Portrait Gallery's oldest portrait, of Henry VII, is displayed with a Book of Hours inscribed by the king to his daughter as part of The Real Tudors: Kings and Queens Rediscovered, a major exhibition at the gallery starting on 12th September 2014. Portraits of key figures in the Tudor dynasty are displayed alongside a personal item -...†More about this event
Visualising Portraits: Keep the Home Fires BurningVisualising Portraits: Keep the Home Fires BurningPicture description for visually impaired visitors.29th January 2015Thursday 29th January 2015 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Visualising Portraits: Keep the Home Fires Burning
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures†|†PRICINGFree
DATESThursday 29th January 2015 - 2pm
VENUENational Portrait Gallery†
Picture description for visually impaired visitors.
Thursday at National Portrait GalleryThursday at National Portrait GalleryResident DJ Edward Otchere creates a themed soundscape to enhance your visit to the gallery.29th January 2015Thursday 29th January 2015 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Free EventOn Soon
Thursday at National Portrait Gallery
event > Clubbing and Nightlife > Dance - Various†|†PRICINGFree
DATESThursday 29th January 2015 - 6pm-8.45pm
VENUENational Portrait Gallery†
Resident DJ Edward Otchere creates a themed soundscape to enhance your visit to the gallery.
Lecture: Dressing Elizabeth: The Phoenix Portrait As Evidence Of A Royal WardrobeLecture: Dressing Elizabeth: The Phoenix Portrait As Evidence Of A Royal WardrobeWith Professor Maria Hayward.29th January 2015Thursday 29th January 2015 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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On Soon
Lecture: Dressing Elizabeth: The Phoenix Portrait As Evidence Of A Royal Wardrobe
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
DATESThursday 29th January 2015 - 7pm
VENUENational Portrait Gallery†
With Professor Maria Hayward.
Grayson Perry: Who Are You'Grayson Perry: Who Are You'John Wilson takes a tour around Grayson Perry's special display of new works inserted into the Gallery's 19th and 20th century displays.29th January 2015Thursday 29th January 2015 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Grayson Perry: Who Are You'
event > Tours†|†PRICINGFree
DATESThursday 29th January 2015 - 7.30pm
VENUENational Portrait Gallery†
John Wilson takes a tour around Grayson Perry's special display of new works inserted into the Gallery's 19th and 20th century displays.
Life Drawing: Video ViewsLife Drawing: Video ViewsA chance to compare the art of life drawing from a real and recorded model.30th January 2015Friday 30th January 2015 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
On Soon
Life Drawing: Video Views
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Workshops
DATESFriday 30th January 2015 - 6.30pm-8.30pm
VENUENational Portrait Gallery†
A chance to compare the art of life drawing from a real and recorded model.
Live MusicLive MusicAn eclectic range of live music performances from classical to contemporary.30th January 2015Friday 30th January 2015 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Live Music
event > Music†|†PRICINGFree
DATESFriday 30th January 2015 - 6.30pm
VENUENational Portrait Gallery†
An eclectic range of live music performances from classical to contemporary.
Drop-In DrawingDrop-In DrawingTake inspiration from pieces in the Gallery.30th January 2015Friday 30th January 2015 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Drop-In Drawing
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Illustration & Drawing†|†PRICINGFree
DATESFriday 30th January 2015 - 6.30pm-8.30pm
VENUENational Portrait Gallery†
Take inspiration from pieces in the Gallery.
Young People's Sunday Session: Wear It OutYoung People's Sunday Session: Wear It OutDiscover more about queer identity in the Gallery's Collection.1st February 2015Sunday 1st February 2015 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Young People's Sunday Session: Wear It Out
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Art Workshop†|†PRICINGFree
DATESSunday 1st February 2015 - 1pm-4pm
VENUENational Portrait Gallery†
Discover more about queer identity in the Gallery's Collection.

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