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Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2022

Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2022

27 October - 18 December 2022
Cromwell Place, South Kensington, London

First Prize: £15,000
Deadline for entry: 17.00 on Tuesday 31 May 2022

Open to all, it is the leading international competition, and celebrates and promotes the very best in contemporary photography.


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Events (3)

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Highlights of the Reference Collection with Curator, Paul Cox

Highlights of the Reference Collection with Curator, Paul Cox

  • For Members

20 September 2022, 18:00-19:00
Virtual Talk

We are thrilled to invite you to a talk on one of our lesser known areas of the Gallery and its contents, the Heinz Archive and Library.


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Living Portraits: Jem Belcher

Living Portraits: Jem Belcher

23 September 2022, 16:00-17:00
Online
Free - Art History Festival 2022

Join experts from the National Portrait Gallery, Athena Arts Foundation, Megaverse and the National Youth Theatre for a live streaming, discussion and Q&A around our ‘Living Portrait’ of Jem Belcher. This event forms part of Art History Festival 2022.


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Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2022

Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2022

  • For Members

26 October 2022, 14:00-18:00
Cromwell Place
Booking from 1 October

Join us for an in person first look at the Preview of the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2022. One of the most prestigious portrait competitions across the world, it has established a reputation for creativity and excellence, with works submitted by a range of photographers, from leading professionals to talented amateurs and the most exciting emerging artists. 


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Elstree Exhibition

Elstree Exhibition

1 August - 24 August 2022
Elstree Screen Arts Academy, Studio Way, Borehamwood, WD6 5NN
Free (Booking Required)

Visit our new exhibition in partnership with Elstree Screen Arts Academy, Elstree: Behind the scenes of the British Hollywood to see new portraits and reimagined stories of people connected to Elstree Studios. New work by artist Marysa Dowling and young people from Elstree Screen Arts Academy sits alongside interviews from people who have worked at Elstree either behind the camera, in front of the camera or making the sets.


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The Tudors: Passion, Power and Politics

The Tudors: Passion, Power and Politics

21 May - 29 August 2022
Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool

The Tudors: Passion, Power and Politics presents some of the most familiar figures from English history and instantly recognisable in the portraits that have preserved their likenesses for five hundred years, encompassing some of the most famous portraits in the National Portrait Gallery Collection. 


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Portraits of Writers - Hay Castle

Portraits of Writers - Hay Castle

27 May - 31 August 2022
Hay Castle, Hay-on-Wye

This display, selected from the Collection of the National Portrait Gallery by guest curator, author and journalist, Dylan Jones, brings together portraits of celebrated British individuals, who identify as writers. The exhibition presents methods and approaches used by artists to capture the complex identities of writers, including gender identity, sexuality, race, ethnicity, national and regional identity, migration and colonisation.


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COMING HOME: L.S. Lowry

COMING HOME: L.S. Lowry

22 May 2021 - 1 September 2022
The Lowry, Salford
Free

COMING HOME sees the Gallery sending portraits of iconic individuals to places they are closely associated with.


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Portraits from the National Portrait Gallery - Compton Verney Art Gallery

Portraits from the National Portrait Gallery - Compton Verney Art Gallery

28 May - 4 September 2022
Compton Verney Art Gallery, Warwickshire

Portraits from the National Portrait Gallery is a new collaborative display organised with Compton Verney Art Gallery, Warwickshire, to explore identity, representation and the contemporary relevance of portraiture.


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COMING HOME: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge

COMING HOME: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge

13 June - 30 September 2022
Wardlaw Museum, University of St Andrews
Free

COMING HOME sees the Gallery sending portraits of iconic individuals to places they are closely associated with.


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COMING HOME: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge

COMING HOME: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge

16 July - 2 October 2022
Anglesey’s Oriel Môn, Wales
Free

COMING HOME sees the Gallery sending portraits of iconic individuals to places they are closely associated with.


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People of Heathrow

People of Heathrow

19 July - 30 November 2022
University of West London, St Mary’s Road, London, W5 5RF
Free

In partnership with the University of West London, filmmaker Narvir Singh and local young people we are exploring the stories of those people connected to Heathrow Airport.


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Bangladesh 50 Years Artwork

Bangladesh 50 Years Artwork

2 September 2021 - 1 June 2023
Idea Store, 321 Whitechapel Road, E1 1BU
Free

Suspended from the Whitechapel Idea Store (local library), the large scale letters spelling out Bangla will be visible from the road covered in brightly coloured saree fabric and LED lights. Walking underneath the structure you can look up to see embroidered murals revealing some of the research produced by the Citizen Researchers and artist Ruhul Abdin, including the original sketches by Biman Mullick for the first stamps of new nation Bangladesh in 1971. It is a celebration of the identity, people and stories that make up the diverse Bangladeshi community in Tower Hamlets.


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