Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2011
Pub. date: 10th November 2011
ISBN: 978 1 85514 453 8
Format: 280 x 220 mm
Extent: 72 pages
Binding: Paperback with deep flaps
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With an essay by Michael Bracewell
Interviews by Richard McClure
The Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prizecelebrates the vitality and excellence in portrait photography today. This prize is one of the most important platforms for contemporary portrait photographers internationally, and sixty stunning reproductions of the selected works provide an excellent overview of current photographic styles, trends and techniques.
Fully illustrated in colour throughout, the book features all the selected entries from this year’s competition, as well as comments and insights from the judges. The 2011 judging panel comprises Sandy Nairne, Director and Terence Pepper, Curator of Photographs at the National Portrait Gallery, London plus Monica Allende, Picture Editor, The Sunday Times Magazine; Michael Bracewell, writer and novelist; Venetia Dearden, photographer and Clare Ferguson, Consultant, Taylor Wessing LLP. The catalogue includes a short essay by writer and novelist Michael Bracewell, and interviews with the prizewinners by Richard McClure give further insight into the photographers behind the portraits.
Richard McClure is a freelance journalist.