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Maggie Smith, Terence Stamp, Gilbert and George… Portraits from Snowdon Archive Go on Display at National Portrait Gallery

Published on September 28, 2014 By Liveforfilms

An important display of portraits by Snowdon from the 1950s to the 1990s has opened at the National Portrait Gallery, London, it was announced today, Friday 26 September, 2014. The display includes portraits from his recently announced gift, one of the largest in its history, of 130 original prints to the gallery, of some of […]

National Portrait Gallery Unveils Newly Commissioned Portrait of Dame Vivienne Westwood

Published on September 16, 2014 By Liveforfilms

As London Fashion Week draws to a close, the National Portrait Gallery unveiled today its latest commissioned portrait – a photograph of Dame Vivienne Westwood in her garden by artist and photographer Juergen Teller. Commissioned by the National Portrait Gallery and made possible by the J.P. Morgan Fund for New Commissions, the portrait has gone […]

Virginia Woolf: Art, Life and Vision opens at the National Portrait Gallery

Published on July 10, 2014 By Liveforfilms

A major exhibition exploring the life and achievements of Virginia Woolf, one of the most important and celebrated writers of the twentieth century, opens at the National Portrait Gallery tomorrow, Thursday 10 July 2014. Virginia Woolf: Art, Life and Vision, on display until 26 October, will feature painted portraits, photographs, drawings and rare archival material. […]

Vast Portrait Of First World War Officers To Go On Display For The First Time In Over Fifty Years

Published on May 9, 2014 By Liveforfilms

An impressive, recently conserved portrait of First World War Naval Officers will go on display at the National Portrait Gallery for the first time since the 1960s, it was announced today (Thursday 8 May 2014). Through a successful public appeal in 2013, £20,000 was raised for essential conservation work on the large-scale painting, allowing it […]