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National Portrait Gallery news and reviews from our art section, bringing you our take on their best exhibitions as well as information about upcoming displays and major events. When it opened in 1856 it became the first gallery to be dedicated solely to portraiture.

Grayson Perry Who Are You exhibition National Portrait Gallery

Grayson Perry Who Are You? portraits exhibition and Channel 4 documentary

Grayson Perry Photo: Penguin Books © Jochen Braun The National Portrait Gallery hosted a significant Grayson Perry exhibition in 2014, bringing the artist's Who Are...
William Morris exhibition National Portrait Gallery, London

National Portrait Gallery announce William Morris exhibition

Anarchy and Beauty will be coming to the National Portrait Gallery this Autumn, as it hosts it's William Morris exhibition; the first ever featuring...
Fiona by Susan Aldworth, 2012 © Courtesy of Susan Aldworth and G V Art Gallery London

Susan Aldworth anatomises the portrait

The portrait as a genre may not feel like it has too many options for doing things a little differently, but Susan Aldworth's The...
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Enter the National Portrait Awards 2013

If you've ever wanted to put yourself forward for a big prestigious art competition then now's your chance with the National Portrait Gallery opening...
Marilyn Monroe A British Love Lffair exhibition, National Portrait Gallery

Marilyn Monroe exhibition comes to the National Portrait Gallery

If the success of last year's My Week With Marilyn is anything to go by, Maralyn Monroe's flickering flame looks likely to endure the...

BP Portrait Award 2012 exhibition opens soon at the National Portrait...

The National Portrait Gallery will be opening its doors shortly for the BP Portrait Awards 2012. The exhibition is a rare opportunity to see...
Rosie Bancroft 2008 by Paul Floyd Blake

The Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2010 exhibition, National Portrait Gallery

The Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize exhibition 2010 entry period is now closed and the submissions are with the judges to decide the winner...

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