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Guest Star Portraits

From the National Portrait Gallery to The New Art Gallery, Walsall

Past touring exhibition archive

This new series of Guest Star Portraits explores the nature of celebrity and our society's continuing obsession with it.

Margaret Thatcher by Rodrigo Moynihan
28 April - 27 July 2008

Diana, Princess of Wales by Bryan Organ
2 August - 2 November 2008

New Art Gallery, Walsall
2 October 2007 - 13 January 2008