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Norman McBeath


Artist of 48 portraits
Norman McBeath has worked in Egypt, Sudan, Saudi Arabia and Oxford and now lives in Edinburgh. He has a degree in psychology and his work is about people and places. His solo exhibitions have shown at the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford; Edinburgh Printmakers; the French Institute, Edinburgh; and the Royal College of Music, London. His work has also featured in exhibitions at the Leica Gallery, New York; the National Portrait Gallery, London; the Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh; and the Royal Academy of Arts, London. Publications include 'Oxford at Night' (2006); 'City Stories' (2008); and 2 collaborations with poets: 'Plan B (2009) with Paul Muldoon & 'Simonides' (2011) with Robert Crawford.

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Angus McBean, by Norman McBeath - NPG x128191

Angus McBean

by Norman McBeath
digital black and white print, 1989
NPG x128191

Dame Penelope Margaret Lively, by Norman McBeath - NPG x137967

Dame Penelope Margaret Lively

by Norman McBeath
digital print, May 1991
NPG x137967

Asa Briggs, Baron Briggs, by Norman McBeath - NPG x87850

Asa Briggs, Baron Briggs

by Norman McBeath
bromide fibre print, June 1992
NPG x87850

Jane Chapman, by Norman McBeath - NPG x87855

Jane Chapman

by Norman McBeath
bromide fibre print, June 1993
NPG x87855

Sir Peter Machin North, by Norman McBeath - NPG x87852

Sir Peter Machin North

by Norman McBeath
bromide fibre print, October 1994
NPG x87852

Jane Rosalind Rogers, by Norman McBeath - NPG x87856

Jane Rosalind Rogers

by Norman McBeath
bromide fibre print, November 1995
NPG x87856

Harvey McGregor, by Norman McBeath - NPG x87849

Harvey McGregor

by Norman McBeath
bromide fibre print, September 1995
NPG x87849

Onora Sylvia O'Neill, Baroness O'Neill of Bengarve, by Norman McBeath - NPG x87851

Onora Sylvia O'Neill, Baroness O'Neill of Bengarve

by Norman McBeath
bromide fibre print, February 1996
NPG x87851

Susan Adele Greenfield, Baroness Greenfield, by Norman McBeath - NPG x87857

Susan Adele Greenfield, Baroness Greenfield

by Norman McBeath
bromide print, December 1997
NPG x87857

Dame Kay Davies, by Norman McBeath - NPG x87853

Dame Kay Davies

by Norman McBeath
bromide print, December 1997
NPG x87853

Thomas Neilson ('Tom') Paulin, by Norman McBeath - NPG x126053

Thomas Neilson ('Tom') Paulin

by Norman McBeath
bromide fibre print, 13 May 1997
NPG x126053

A.S. Byatt, by Norman McBeath - NPG x126410

A.S. Byatt

by Norman McBeath
bromide fibre print, 29 October 1997
NPG x126410

Amartya Kumar Sen, by Norman McBeath - NPG x88754

Amartya Kumar Sen

by Norman McBeath
bromide print, 24 August 1999
NPG x88754

Sir Alan Peter Budd, by Norman McBeath - NPG x88756

Sir Alan Peter Budd

by Norman McBeath
bromide print, 20 October 1999
NPG x88756

George Cornell Ebers, by Norman McBeath - NPG x88757

George Cornell Ebers

by Norman McBeath
bromide print, 17 November 1999
NPG x88757

Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, by Norman McBeath - NPG x88758

Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother

by Norman McBeath
bromide print, 24 February 1999
NPG x88758

Sebastian Faulks, by Norman McBeath - NPG x88759

Sebastian Faulks

by Norman McBeath
bromide print, 12 May 1999
NPG x88759

Sir Marrack Irvine Goulding, by Norman McBeath - NPG x88760

Sir Marrack Irvine Goulding

by Norman McBeath
bromide print, 29 February 1999
NPG x88760

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