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John Kobal Photographic Portrait Award 2001

John Kobal Photographic Prize 2001 cover


298 x 210mm, 68 pages
58 illustrations, 51 in colour
ISBN 1 85514 340 2
£12.95 (paperback) (NPG Visitor Exclusive)

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John Kobal Photographic Portrait Award 2001

'The finest among them should create an emotional empathy akin to that found in a bar of music, a line of poetry, or a canvas filled with colour.'
John Kobal

The John Kobal Photographic Portrait Award, now in its ninth year, was established to promote the art of portrait photography. It has become renowned worldwide for the new and innovative approach it fosters to this established photographic genre, and for its encouragement of aspiring portrait photographers.

This year the award has included work by Heiko Tiemann, Claire Wheeldon, Javier Gallego, Zed Nelson and Donald Maclellan, among many others. Past award winners and exhibitors have gone on to work as photographers of international standing. The John Kobal Photographic Portrait Award 2001 book reproduces works by all this year's prizewinners and exhibitors, together with background information and interviews with the photographers. It is essential reading for all those interested in, or practising at the cutting edge of portrait photography today.

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