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Paul Smith to J K Rowling: BP Portrait Award Commissions from the National Portrait Gallery

Past beyond the gallery archive
9 June - 24 September 2017

University of Hull for the UK's City of Culture 2017

  • Partnership exhibition

J.K. Rowling
by Stuart Pearson Wright
NPG 6723

This exhibition on display at the University of Hull will showcase 22 of the first prize winning portraits from the BP Portrait Award. As part of the Hull City of Culture celebrations for 2017, portraits of sitters including Sir Ian McKellen, Dame Helen Mirren and J.K Rowling will come together in an exhibition which represents the diversity, creativity and vision of a group of people who have shaped Britain today.