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National Portrait Gallery, London. World's largest collection of personalities and faces.
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“A single parent household, with 3 children living in a second floor flat. We have spent many of our days on here appreciating this small confined outdoor space.” 📷 Outdoor Space by Val Azisi, from Hampshire Discover ➡️
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Portrait Gallery Nov 24
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Discover the winning works in our online exhibition ⭐️ ⭐️
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Portrait Gallery Nov 24
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Third prize goes to Yolanda Y. Liou for ‘Enam Ewura Adjoa Asiama’. Yolanda’s portrait is from a collaborative on-going project ‘Thank You For Playing With Me’ with artists Enam Ewura Adjoa Asiama (the sitter) and Vanessa Charnell Marshall Russell.
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Portrait Gallery Nov 24
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Second prize is awarded to Lydia Goldblatt. Lydia’s portrait ‘Eden’ is part of a larger series made during 2020, titled ‘Fugue’ – an exploration of intimacy and distance, brought to the fore through lockdown and Covid-19.
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Portrait Gallery Nov 24
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Reflecting on her work Tomlinson says “There is a quietness to the images and they represent a loss and longing, but also celebrate each teenager as an individual, navigating this extraordinary time.”
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Portrait Gallery Nov 24
Congratulations to Alys Tomlinson winner of this year’s Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize for her works ‘Samuel’, ‘Jack’ and ‘Jameela’ from the series ‘Lost Summer’.
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Portrait Gallery Nov 23
Our is of sculptor and graphic artist Sir Eduardo Paolozzi. 🎨 Sir Eduardo Paolozzi by Cathleen Sabine Mann, circa 1952
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Artist Open Calls Nov 21
Job: International Project Frame Conservator - Location: London, UK Deadline: 27 November Type: Fixed term contract 22 months, 24 hours per week Salary: £18,600 per annum, based of full time equivalent of £31,000 More Info: 
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Artful Jobs Nov 21
Digital Officer £15k, Remote, Closes soon!
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Portrait Gallery Nov 22
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It’s George Eliot by Sir Frederic Williams Burton, 1865
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Portrait Gallery Nov 22
“What do we live for, if it is not to make life less difficult for each other?”⁠ ⁠ Mary Ann Cross (née Evans), known by her pen name George Eliot, was born 1819.
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Portrait Gallery Nov 21
“During lockdown, my dad became one with our garden and inspired us as a family to pitch in and come closer together in this time…” 📷 ‘The Gardener’ by Phoebe Costard, from Berkshire Discover the final 100 portraits ➡️
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NPG Schools Nov 18
Congratulations to students at whose collective portrait ‘In School: Still Here’ made the Final 100 of from over 31,000 entries. Their portrait is also included in the personal highlights of our Gallery Director - read why here:
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Portrait Gallery Nov 20
Today’s is St. Lucian poet, playwright, theatre director and winner Derek Walcott. 🎨 Derek Walcott ('The Sun Poet') by Ross Wilson, 1997
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Portrait Gallery Nov 19
'Such a joyful and heart-warming photograph of admiration and devotion.' 📷 One Team by Matt Utton and Jennifer O'Sullivan, from London Gallery Director and judge Dr Nicholas Cullinan shares his personal highlights from
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Portrait Gallery Nov 18
Check-in next Tuesday at 10am as we announce the winner of this year's Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2020. ⭐'Eden' by Lydia Goldblatt ⭐'Enam Ewura Adjoa Asiama' by Yolanda Y. Liou ⭐ 'Samuel,' 'Jack' and 'Jameela' from the series 'Lost Summer' by Alys Tomlinson
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Portrait Gallery Nov 17
"The title 'Ilaw ng Tahanan' translates as ‘the light of the home’, which describes the role of mothers in Filipino culture, as they are seen as bringing warmth and hope to the home.” 📷 Ilaw Ng Tahanan by Romina Amor Rabe, from Eastbourne, East Sussex
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Portrait Gallery Nov 16
Today’s is novelist, critic and central member of the Bloomsbury Group, Virginia Woolf. This portrait by her sister, Vanessa Bell, captures Woolf in a private moment, providing an intimate glimpse of one of the greatest modernist writers of the 20th century.
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Portrait Gallery Nov 15
"It's easy to forget how much we need our mouths to communicate and convey emotion…I took this picture to show that our NHS and our nation can still find light in the darkest of times. Keep smiling and be haPPE!" 📷 HaPPE by Imogen Johnston from Liverpool
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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Nov 14
Thank you for being part of ! The portraits that illustrate your stories and experiences of lockdown have shown just how much communities have come together during this difficult year.
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