Photographic exhibitions

 

Photographic exhibitions and displays 1968- 

(*denotes NPG as tour venue)

All Gallery exhibitions

 

2013
Man Ray Portraits
Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2012 
Spreading the Word: Bishops from across the Globe 
Achievement: New Photographs 2011-2013
Characters and Caricatures: Photographs by Herbert Watkins 
Alexander Bassano: Victorian Photographer
Francis Goodman: Back in Focus
Scandal ’63: The Fiftieth Anniversary of the Profumo Affair

 

2012
Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2012
Portraits by Contemporary Photographers
Fred Daniels: Cinema Portraits
Neil Libbert: Photojournalist
Spotlight on Peter Rand
The Bloomsbury Poet & The Cambridge Photographer
Bob Collins: Shooting Stars
Marilyn Monroe: A British Love Affair
Mario Testino: British Royal Portraits
Thomas Struth
Olympic Encounters in 1908
Viceroys of India
First Exposure: Photographs 1961-2010
The Tichborne Trials
Cambridge Connections: Photographs by Antony Barrington Brown

 

2011
Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2011
Ida Kar: bohemian Photographer
Hoppé – Society, Studio & Street
Road to 2012: Changing Pace
Cavendish Morton: A Man of Many Parts
Sixteen by Fourteen: Recent Photographic Acquisitions
Mick Jagger: Young in the 60s
Gilbert & Sullivan
The Southwell Brothers: Photographers Royal
Now and Then: Photographs by John Swannell
Comedians: From the 1940s to now
Herbert Morrison: The Cockney Socialist
Augustus John: A Life in Portraits
Sir Terence Rattigan
Private Eye: Photographs by Lewis Morley
Scott of the Antarctic
Sandra Lousada: Work and Performance

2010
Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2010
Camille Silvy
Irving Penn Portraits
D.H. Lawrence and Lady Chatterley’s Lover
Road to 2012
Glastonbury Photographs by Venetia Dearden
The Dalziel Brothers: A Family of Engravers
Format Photography Agency 1983 - 2003
The Brothers Sarony
Recent Acquisitions: Photographs of the 2000s
Ballet in Focus
H Walter Barnett: Women of Note
Twentieth Century Portraits Photographs by Dmitri Kasterine

2009
Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2009
Beatles to Bowie: the 60s exposed
Gay Icons
F.W.H. Myers by Eveleen Myers
Jane Bown Exposures
The Brothers Sarony
Twiggy: A Life in Photographs
Salome: Oscar Wilde and Maud Allan
Science in Focus: Portraits of Scientists
Bob Dylan 1966 European Tour
Alfred, Lord Tennyson
Adams, Park and Gregory: Photographs 1910s - 1950s
Soft Lights and Sweet Music: Photographs of Elisabeth Welch
Martin Amis and Friends: Photographs by Angela Gorgas
F.W.H. Myers by Eveleen Myers
Portraits of Astronomers
Stephen Spender
Faces of Poetry: Contemporary Photographs
Jillian Edelstein: In Focus

2008
Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2008

Annie Leibovitz
Vanity Fair Portraits
Iconic Images: The Vanity Fair Anniversary Book
Queen Victoria's Children
Duncan Grant (1885-1978)
War Poets
People of Today: Faces of Wales
Bern Schwartz
Eamonn McCabe: Artists and their Studios
Athletes & Olympians
Want to see more of me?: Donald MacLellan
Fashion Portraits: recent acquisitions
Jazz In London: Walter Hanlon
Yousuf Karsh
Modern Muses by Bryan Adams
Underexposed

 

2007
Blair at War: Photographs by Nick Danziger
Individuals: 20 portraits from the Gap Collection
Faith and Church: Portraits by Don McCullin

Photographs 1965-2006 

Jorge Lewinski
Bob Collins
Portraits of the 1970s and 1980s
Exceptional Youth: Photographs by Emma Hardy

  2006
Photographs 1965-2006
Pet Shop Boys
Sir Benjamin Stone's Parliamentary Pictures
John Gay
The Beatles on the Balcony
First Showing
A Picture of Health: Portraits by Julia Fullerton-Batten
Benjamin's Britain
Born in 1856

Fergus Greer
First Showing
Chinese Connections
Captain Scott's Last Expedition
Royal Court Theatre
Commissioning Photographs: 1917-1970
The Royal Ballet at Seventy-Five
Harley Granville-Barker
Lillah McCarthy

Walter Benington: Pictorial portraits

2005
Schweppes Photographic Portrait Prize 2005| The World's Most Photographed|
Lee Miller: Portraits|
Heads of Government: Photographs by David Partner
A Question of Identity: Self-Portrait Photographs 1850 - 2000
Recent Photographic Acquisitions
Cornel Lucas: Shooting Stars
Samuel Beckett
25 Years of i-D
Cameroon - London
Defying Distance
Goddesses and Others: Photographs by Madame Yevonde

Derry Moore Photographs
Bloomsbury and Beyond
George Moore
Harry Borden on business
Frida Kahlo: Portraits of an Icon
One hundred years ago
Jane Bown
Paul Tanqueray
Anna May Wong

2004
Schweppes Photographic Portrait Prize 2004|
A Blueprint for Life: Designers photographed by Steve Speller
Norman Parkinson: Portraits in Fashion|
Photographs by Horace Ové
Bill Brandt: Portraits
James Hunkin: Faces of Science
Gaiety Girls: Footlight Favourites from the 1900s -1920s
Cecil Beaton: Portraits|
We Are The People: Postcards from the Collection of Tom Phillips|
Mario Testino: New Acquisitions
Lucian Freud in the Studio: Photographs by David Dawson
2003
Designer Faces: Photographic Portraits of Contemporary Designers
Schweppes Photographic Portrait Prize 2003| Publication
A Gardener's Labyrinth: Portraits of People, Plant and Places by Tessa Traeger and Patrick Kinmonth
DJs by Chris Lopez
Photographic Portraits of Contemporary Designers
Terry O'Neill: Celebrity
Julia Margaret Cameron: 19th Century Photographer of Genius| Publication
Iconic Women by Reuters Photographers
You Look Beautiful Like That: The Portrait Photographs of Seydou Keita and Malick Sidibe
British Blondes

Lichfield: The Early Years 1962-1982

2002
Mario Testino: Portraits| Publication
The Contenders: Sporting Portraits by Anderson & Low
Managing Partners: Photographs by Jillian Edelstein, Tom Miller and Dudley Reed

The Art Establishment: Photographs by Lucy Dickens
Faces of Pop
She Bop: Women in Pop

Anthony Buckley 1912-1993
John Kobal Photographic Portrait Award 2002: A Ten Year Celebration | Publication

Authors of Murder: Photographs by Nicola Kurtz
Blow Up: Sixties Photography Exposed
 
2001
John Kobal Photographic Portrait Award 2001 | Publication
The Beautiful and the Damned: The Creation of Identity in Nineteenth Century Photography
*Philippe Halsman: A Retrospective
Rollie McKenna:
Artists & Writers
Horst Portraits: 60 Years of Style | Publication
The Art of Gardening: Photographs by Tessa Traeger
Gemma Levine: Portrait Photographer
Fergus Greer: Directors
Photo Portraits: Women Artists
Reviewers Revealed- Celebrating the TLS Centenary
In The City: Edward Barber
Portraits in Mind: 100 Years of British Psychology
Mike McCartney: 60s Photographs
Sixties Style: Ward, Wharton and Seymour

2000
John Kobal Photographic Portrait Award 2000
Elizabeth Taylor: A Photographic Celebration | Publication
Polly Borland: Australians | Publication
Photographs by Snowdon: A Retrospective | Publication
Princes of Victorian Bohemia: Photographs by David Wilkie Wynfield | Publication
Portraits: Photographs by John Hedgecoe
The Jokers: Photographs by Trevor Leighton
The Tartan Army: Photographs of Contemporary Scottish Film Actors
by Donald MacLellan
Management Today, Management Tomorrow: 21 leaders for the 21st century
 
1999
Faces of the Century: A Sainsbury's Photographic Exhibition | Publication
John Kobal Photographic Portrait Award 1999
Icons of Pop: BritPorts1958 - 1999
David Buckland: Performances
Bright Young Things
Keepers of the Kingdom: Photographs by Julian Calder and Mark Cator
 
1998
John Kobal Photographic Portrait Award 1998
*Lewis Carroll: Through The Viewfinder
High Society: Edwardian Photographs 1887-1914
Tête à Tête: Portraits by Henri Cartier-Bresson
Black Power: Photographs by Donald MacLellan
The Art of Cooking: Photographic Portraits by Barry Marsden
Twenty Years On: Photographs by John Swannell

1997
Bruce Weber: Branded Youth and Other Stories
John Kobal Photographic Portrait Award 1997
Clifford Coffin: The Varnished Truth - Photographs from Vogue 1945 to1955
*August Sander: 'In photography there are no unexplained shadows!'
Variations on a Theme: 150 Years of Photographs of British Composers
 
  1996
John Kobal Photographic Portrait Award 1996
Literati: Photographs by Mark Gerson
Assembling the Family: Photography and Family Portraiture
John Deakin Photographs
The Room in View
1995
The Lure of the Limelight: James Abbe, photographer of Cinema and Stage
John Kobal Photographic Portrait Award 1995
Robert Whitaker: Underground London. Photographs 1965-1970
*Richard Avedon: Evidence 1944-1994
Faces of the Eighties
1994
The Sitwells: The Photography Legacy
British Comedians
Edwardian Women Photographers:
Eveleen Myers, Alice Hughes, Christina Broom and Olive Edis
John Kobal Photographic Portrait Award 1994
Face to Face: The Portrait Photographs of Nick Sinclair
*Annie Leibovitz Photographs 1970-1990
 
1993
New Photography Gallery: The NPG Collects
Fashion in Photographs 1860-1940
  1992
*The ICI Photography Awards
Eve Arnold in Britain
 
1991
The Karsh Collection
In Pursuit of Perfection: The Photographs of Dorothy Wilding
Double Take
1990
Video Portraits (by Marty St James and Anne Wilson)
Chris Garnham Photographer 1958-1989
Madame Yevonde: Colour, Fantasy & Myth
1989
Camera Portraits: Photographs from the National Portrait Gallery 1839-1989
Lewis Morley: Photographer of the Sixties
The Man Who Shot Garbo: Photographs by Clarence Sinclair Bull
Work: Photographs by Brian Griffin
1988
Alice Springs
Portraits: Helmut Newton
Shadowland: Gordon Anthony Photographs 1926-1952
Mapplethorpe Portraits: Photographs by Robert Mapplethorpe 1975-87
1987
In Close Up: Laurence Olivier 80th Birthday Tribute
1986
Staging the Self: Self-Portrait Photography 1840s-1980s
Twenty For Today: New Portrait Photography
1985
Stars of the British Screen
Howard Coster: Camera Portraits of the Twenties and Thirties
The Sporting Thirties

Charlie Chaplin In Close Up
1984
The Victorian Art World in Photographs
Karsh: 50 Years of Photographs
1982
Bill Brandt Portraits
1981
Norman Parkinson: 50 Years of Portraits and Fashion
1980
The Gentle Eye: photographs by Jane Bown of the Observer
The Queen Mother: a celebration
1979
The Great British: Photographs by Arnold Newman
People in Camera
1978
Camera Portraits by E O Hoppé
1977
Paul Joyce: Photographs of Elders
Mayotte Magnus: Photographs of Women
Happy and Glorious: 130 years of Royal photographs
Felix H Man: Reportage Portraits 1929-76
1976
Young Writers of the Thirties
Paul Strand
1975
The Herschel Album
*The Camera Goes to War
1974
Collecting Faces: a Victorian Pastime
Londoners at Home: portrait photogr
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