Photography

William Eggleston Portraits

Vivid, poetic, even mysterious, the works of the pioneering American photographer William Eggleston portray life in his home town of Memphis, Tennessee, and the people he encountered, from the 1950s to the present day. This book, which accompanies a major exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery, London, includes both well-known and unseen portraits from Eggleston’s long career, to provide a fresh perspective on one of photography’s most influential practitioners.

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Vogue 100: A Century of Style

While principally a fashion magazine, Vogue has never been just that. It has assumed a central and vital role on the cultural stage, with a history that spans the most inventive decades in fashion and taste, and in the arts and society. Published to mark the magazine’s centenary, and accompanying a major exhibition, this book celebrates the twentieth century and beyond with an authoritative and discriminating eye.

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Vogue 100: A Century of Style Highlights

Alongside the main exhibition book, a smaller, paperback publication featuring a selection of highlights from the exhibition will also be available, exclusive to National Portrait Gallery retail outlets.

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Vogue 100: A Century of Style 40 Postcards

This exclusive collection of postcards features forty beautiful photographs from the Vogue 100: A Century of Style exhibition. The stylish pull-drawer box contains images from every decade of the magazine’s history.

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Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2015

The Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize celebrates the vitality and excellence in portrait photography today. This Prize is one of the most important platforms for contemporary portrait photographers internationally, and fifty-nine reproductions of the selected works provide an excellent overview of current photographic styles, trends and techniques.

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Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2014

The Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize celebrates the vitality and excellence in portrait photography today. This prize is one of the most important platforms for contemporary portrait photographers internationally, and sixty stunning reproductions of the selected works provide an excellent overview of current photographic styles, trends and techniques.

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Bailey’s Box of Postcards

A collection of 36 postcards of portraits from across David Bailey’s career, including: actors, musicians, dancers, photographers, models, designers, artists and people encountered on his travels.

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Bailey Exposed

A collection of observations and quips by the celebrated British photographer, with contributions from some of his most famous sitters, and a wealth of images, some previously unseen.

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Bailey’s Stardust

As one of the world’s most distinguished and distinctive photographers, David Bailey has made an outstanding contribution to the medium, and creating imaginative and thought-provoking portraits has always been central to his work. For this remarkable book Bailey has selected from his archive many previously unseen portraits from across a career that has spanned more than half a century.

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Man Ray Portraits

Man Ray was one of the most inventive photographic artists of the twentieth century. His creativity and appetite for innovation and experimentation are showcased in this remarkable book, which accompanies a major exhibition and brings together more than 150 of Man Ray’s best portraits from his long and varied international career.

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The World's Most Photographed

The World's Most Photographed explores the photographic imagery of ten figures from history. Photography is key to our perception of world leaders and international film stars alike, but this book demonstrates how well known or notorious figures - from Queen Victoria to Muhammad Ali - have manipulated the medium with lasting effect and, in the case of Adolf Hitler, with devastating impact.

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