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BP Portrait Award 2019

By: Baker, Christopher(Text by)

1855147076 / 9781855147072
Paperback
757.07442132
13/06/2019
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England
19 cm 95 pages : illustrations (colour)
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Published to accompany the exhibition of the same name held at the National Portrait Gallery, London, 13th June-20th October 2019, at Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh, 7th December 2019-22nd March 2020 and at Ulster Museum, Belfast, April-June 2020.

The BP Portrait Award, now in its thirtieth year, is one of Britain's most prestigious art prizes, and is the leading showcase for artists throughout the world specialising in portraiture. In 201 7 more than 230 ,000 people visited the exhibition based on the competition open to all artists aged eighteen and over from around the world. The catalogue features around forty-eight works from an international list of artists, which together display a diverse range of styles and painterly techniques.

It also includes an essay, an illustrated interview with the previous year's Travel Award winner and interviews with the prizewinners by Richard McClure, which give further insight into the artists behind the portraits.

BIC:

1DBKESL London, Greater London, ACXJ Art & design styles: from c 1960, AFC Painting & paintings, AGC Exhibition catalogues & specific collections, AGHF Portraits in art

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