NEWS: National Portrait Gallery Announces Autumn 2019 Exhibitions

The National Portrait Gallery has confirmed details of its Autumn 2019 exhibition season including the first-ever major exhibition to focus on the untold story of the women of Pre-Raphaelite art.  The London Gallery has confirmed details of  two exhibitions it will be displaying late 2019, with both displaying work that has never been seen in… Read More

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Review Round Up: Gainsborough’s Family Album, National Portrait Gallery

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for the National Portrait Gallery’s latest exhibition….  The Guardian: ***** “By turning our eyes to the portraits he did for his own pleasure and satisfaction, this exhibition reveals the greatness of Gainsborough. The people here are so alive, it’s as if the gallery had got some actors… Read More

NEWS: Alice Mann’s All-Female Drum Majorette Series Wins Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2018

It has been announced that Alice Mann has won the 2018 Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2018 for her  portrait series on the all-female teams of drum majorettes in South Africa’s Western Province.  The South African photographer was awarded the £15,000 prize at a ceremony which took place at the National Portrait Gallery in London last… Read More

REVIEW: Michael Jackson: On the Wall, National Portrait Gallery

The National Portrait Gallery examines the life and career of Michael Jackson through the influence he had on contemporary art to great effect in this engaging and fascinating exhibition.  I have to be honest when I say that I’m probably not the biggest fan of Michael Jackson in the world. I appreciate and respect his… Read More

Review Round Up: Michael Jackson: On the Wall, National Portrait Gallery

The National Portrait Gallery celebrates the legacy the King of Pop had on contemporary art in this new exhibition. But what do the critics think?  The Guardian: **** ” He was an inspiration, a model, a tragedy. I have never thought about him so much as in the last 24 hours, and shall never think of… Read More

NEWS: National Portrait Gallery Announces Spring 2019 Exhibitions

The National Portrait Gallery has announced it will display an exhibition of works by Martin Parr and a major exhibition of Tudor miniatures in 2019.  Anne of Denmark by Isaac Oliver, c. 1612, Purchased with help from the Art Fund, 1957 © National Portrait Gallery, London. The National Portrait Gallery has announced two major exhibitions that… 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

Review Round Up: Victorian Giants: The Birth of Art Photography, National Portrait Gallery

The National Portrait Gallery’s current exhibition explores the relationship between four ground-breaking Victorian artists: Julia Margaret Cameron, Lewis Carroll, Lady Clementina Hawarden and Oscar Rejlander. Here’s what critics have been saying about it… The Guardian: ***** ” This captivating show proves that the most exciting thing happening in Victorian art was photography, and the bold and revolutionary… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Picks of 2018: Exhibitions

Here’s Love London Love Culture’s picks for exhibitions taking place in museums and galleries across the capital in 2018…  The Credit Suisse Exhibition: Monet & Architecture, National Gallery: spanning Claude Monet’s career from its beginnings in the mid-1860s to the public display of his Venice paintings in 1912, this exhibition will focus on the impressionist’s relationship with… Read More

Exhibitions to See: November 2017

Love London Love Culture rounds up some of the best exhibitions to open in the capital next month… 1. The EY Exhibition: Impressionists in London, Tate Britain: bringing together works by artists such as  Monet, Tissot and Pissarro this exhibition will examine how their experiences in London and friendships they built in the city influenced their own work… Read More