REVIEW: BP Portrait Award Exhibition, National Portrait Gallery (Online)

For the first time, the National Portrait Gallery has made its annual BP Portrait Award exhibition available to view online. As diverse as ever, the BP Portrait Award exhibition is chance to show just how portrait painting can express many different topics and emotions through different styles. Despite the fact that this year people can… Read More

NEWS: Winner of the 2020 BP Portrait Prize Announced

The winner of this year’s 2020 BP Portrait Prize was announced through the National Portrait Gallery’s social channels. Artist Jiab Prachakul has won the prestigious first prize in the BP Portrait Award 2020 for her work ‘Night Talk’ which depicts her close friends in a bar in Berlin. Prachakul wins £35,000 and a commission, at the National… Read More

NEWS: National Portrait Gallery Announce Shortlist for BP Portrait Award 2020

The announcement comes as the venue moves the exhibition online – available to view from the 5th May. Three artists have now been shortlisted for this year’s BP Portrait Prize 2020, which is set to open as a virtual exhibition from the 5th May due to the current closure of the National Portrait Gallery. The… Read More

NEWS: National Portrait Gallery Announce Shortlist for BP Portrait Award 2019

The National Portrait Gallery has announced details of the four shortlisted artists and their work, with the winner being announced on the 10th June. The four shortlisted portraits were selected from  2,538 entries from 84 countries, submitted for judging anonymously by a panel which included writer and presenter Gaylene Gould, artist Gary Hume and curator… Read More

NEWS: National Portrait Gallery Announces Shortlist for BP Portrait Award 2018

The London gallery has confirmed the four shortlisted artists for this year’s BP Portrait Award, the winner of which will be announced in June.  With the prize being awarded in a ceremony on the 11th June, the National Portrait Gallery has confirmed the four shortlisted artists up for this year’s award, who were selected from  2,667… Read More