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Elizabethan Treasures: Miniatures by Hilliard and OliverElizabethan Treasures: Miniatures by Hilliard and OliverElizabethan Treasures: Miniatures by Hilliard and OliverSmall is beautiful and nowhere more so than at this National Portrait Gallery display, the first major exhibition on Tudor and Jacobean portrait miniatures in the UK for over 35 years. Showcasing the most skilled artists of the period, Nicholas Hilliard and French born Isaac Oliver, Elizabethan Treasures includes portraits of Elizabeth I, Sir Walte2019-02-21T00:00:00+00002019-05-19T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Portraits and Portraiture
PRICING£10, £12 (with donation)
DATES21st February to 19th May 2019
Small is beautiful and nowhere more so than at this National Portrait Gallery display, the first major exhibition on Tudor and Jacobean portrait miniatures in ...†More about this event
Only Human: Photographs by Martin ParrOnly Human: Photographs by Martin ParrOnly Human: Photographs by Martin ParrBritain in the time of Brexit is seen through the lens of Martin Parr, a photographer famous for his wry observations of Britishness. The new works form just one section of Only Human: Photographs by Martin Parr which opens at the National Portrait Gallery this spring. Featuring portraits of people from around the world, the exhibition examines nat2019-03-07T00:00:00+00002019-05-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Portraits and Portraiture
PRICING£18, £20 (with donation)
DATES7th March to 27th May 2019
Britain in the time of Brexit is seen through the lens of Martin Parr, a photographer famous for his wry observations of Britishness. The new works form just o...†More about this event
Martin Parr: Only HumanMartin Parr: Only HumanA major new exhibition of works by the critically-acclaimed and internationally-renowned photographer, including portraits of people from around the world, as well as a special focus on Parr's wry observations of Britishness.2019-03-07T10:00:00+00002019-05-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Martin Parr: Only Human
BP Portrait Award 2019BP Portrait Award 2019BP Portrait Award 2019The popular BP Portrait Award returns for a 40th year at the National Portrait Gallery. The highly successful annual open competition, which regularly attracts over 2,500 entries, is one of the most prestigious prizes in the world for portrait painting. The shortlisted portraits are shown alongside around 50 or so selected works in a free exh2019-06-13T00:00:00+01002019-10-20T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting†|†PRICINGFree
DATES13th June to 20th October 2019
The popular BP Portrait Award returns for a 40th year at the National Portrait Gallery. The highly successful annual open competition, which regularly at...†More about this event
 
 

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