40 of 115 portraits matching these criteria:
- set matching 'London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics'
by Finlay MacKay
C-type colour print, 12 May 2011
18 in. x 27 in. (458 mm x 685 mm) overall
Commissioned jointly with BT for Road to 2012, 2011
This portraitback to top
Mackay photographed Weir within the landscape of Richmond Park, London. Typically, MacKay uses a digital camera to shoot multiple images, which he stitches together in post-production, to produce an image with an abundance of detail.
Linked publicationsback to top
- Nairne, Sandy (foreword) Rake, Michael (foreword) Coe, Sebastian (introduction) McClure, Richard (photographers' profiles) Smith, Liz (appreciation) McClure, Richard and Braybon, Anne (appreciation), Road to 2012: Stories Behind the Olympic Games, 2012 (accompanying the exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery from 20 July - 26 September 2010, 25 July - 25 September 2011 and 19 July - 23 September 2012), p. 42
Linked displays and exhibitionsback to top
- Road to 2012: Aiming High (19 July 2012 - 23 September 2012)
Portrait setback to top
Subjects & Themesback to top
Tudor and Elizabethan matching pairs
Test your memory by playing our matching pairs game. Three levels of difficulty make it fun for the whole family.
Regency familiar faces
Rearrange tiles to uncover sitters from the Gallery's Collection by playing our puzzle game.
Who do you think you were?
Answer a few lifestyle questions about the Elizabethan period and discover your inner Elizabethan!
Tell us more
Framed & unframed prints
Choose your favourite portrait from our Collection as a framed or unframed print for your home.