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1 exhibition matching the date today
17 November 2016 - 26 February 2017
Portraits by some of the most exciting contemporary photographers from around the world.
2 events matching the date today
- Talks and Lectures
25 February 2017, 12:30
Mosley became Conservative MP for Harrow in 1918, but left due to policy conflicts.
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25 February - 26 February 2017, 11:00-17:00
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Photographer and digital artist Alexia Sinclair, whose portrait Heidi features in the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2016 exhibition.
9 displays matching the date today
14 February - 18 June 2017
The early twentieth century saw women increasingly challenging traditional conventions and expectations of their roles in society. This developed alongside the emergence of machine-powered aeroplanes, which offered women a new means for expressing their independence by taking to the skies.
19 February 2016 - 16 July 2017
This small display of paintings and miniatures explores the collars and ruffs that were such a striking feature of sixteenth and seventeenth century dress. Their design and scale changed continually over the period, with each decade heralding a new fashion that allowed sitters to demonstrate their wealth and style.
4 October 2016 - 26 March 2017
A display of portraits of sitters wearing glasses made and selected by the internationally renowned Belgian painter Luc Tuymans.
27 August 2016 - 2 July 2017
Room 24: case display
This display surveys the depiction and transmission of celebrity through print, highlighting the skill of printmakers who portrayed the ingenuity of the London stage.
6 September 2015 - 4 June 2017
Room 25: case display
Offering a glimpse of William Gladstone’s legendary performances in parliament, this display focuses on the sketches of the politician made by the artists employed to document parliamentary proceedings for the illustrated press.
6 December 2016 - 1 December 2017
Room 28 wall-case display
Offering a counterpoint to the celebrated fashion for grand ‘swagger’ portraits at the turn of the nineteenth century, this display highlights the parallel growth in taste for small, highly detailed, cabinet-sized portraits.
17 October 2016 - 1 October 2017
From October 2016 the Gallery will celebrate photography with an installation dedicated to its extraordinary Photographs Collection.
7 September 2016 - 21 May 2017
Antony Gormley – OBJECT comprises a cast-iron life-size sculpture cast from the artist’s body suspended from the ceiling of the Ondaatje Wing main hall alongside Fall, a selection of drawings depicting a solitary figure occupying a void.
22 November 2016 - 6 August 2017
This display features seven portraits and quotations from Speak its Name!, a new book that marks the fiftieth anniversary of the partial decriminalisation of homosexuality in England and Wales.
Beyond the Gallery (1)
1 event matching the date today
- Touring exhibition
26 November 2016 - 26 March 2017
Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh
The BP Portrait Award is the most prestigious international exhibition of contemporary portrait painting.