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National Portrait Gallery

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 20:45

BP Portrait Award 2015 open this June at the National Portrait Gallery!


Now in its thirty-fifth year, the BP Portrait Award showcases fifty-five of the most outstanding and innovative new portraits from around the world. This prestigious portrait competition exhibits both professional and amateur artists alike. From informal and personal studies of friends and family to revealing paintings of famous faces, this exhibition features a variety of styles and approaches to the contemporary painted portrait, creating a fresh and engaging atmosphere for guests during private events.

Situated in our bright and vibrant Lerner Galleries-home to our outstanding contemporary Collection- give your guests the chance to enjoy groundbreaking new works of art amongst some of the most famous and influential faces of today. Incorporate a Private View of this inspiring exhibition into your summer calendar now.

To find out more and for available dates contact or phone 0207 312 2419.

Image credits:

Portrait of Esta Sexton aged 12 by Paul P. Smith, 2015 © Paul P. Smith

Lerner Galleries © National Portrait Gallery, London