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Luc Tuymans: GlassesLuc Tuymans: GlassesLuc Tuymans: Glasses"Glasses bring a kind of distortion to the face," says Antwerp-based artist, Luc Tuymans, whose paintings of spectacle wearing sitters go on display at National Portrait Gallery from autumn 2016. Tuymans, who first came to our attention with his 2004 retrospective at Tate Modern has a larger exhibition of his works at the Museum aan de Stroom in An2017-02-28T00:00:00+00002017-04-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting†|†PRICINGFree
DATES4th October 2016 to 2nd April 2017
"Glasses bring a kind of distortion to the face," says Antwerp-based artist, Luc Tuymans, whose paintings of spectacle wearing sitters go on display at Nationa...†More about this event
Antony Gormley: ObjectAntony Gormley: ObjectAntony Gormley: ObjectA life-size cast-iron sculpture by Antony Gormley has been dramatically suspended from the ceiling of the Ondaatje Wing Main Hall of the National Portrait Gallery, visible as you go up the long escalator to the gallery's second floor. The Angel of the North sculptor is the subject of a major exhibition at White Cube Bermondsey and, from 5th October2017-02-28T00:00:00+00002017-09-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Installation†|†PRICINGFree
DATES7th September 2016 to 7th September 2017
A life-size cast-iron sculpture by Antony Gormley has been dramatically suspended from the ceiling of the Ondaatje Wing Main Hall of the National Portrait Gall...†More about this event
Resident DJ: Eddie OtchereResident DJ: Eddie OtchereTake advantage of the Gallery's late opening and enjoy DJ Eddie's set and a drink at our pop-up bar.2017-03-02T18:00:00+00002017-03-02T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Resident DJ: Eddie Otchere
Musical PortraitsMusical PortraitsIgnite Ensemble perform a selection of their own compositions and pieces created by young musicians.2017-03-03T18:30:00+00002017-03-03T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Musical Portraits
Guest DJ: Ben OsborneGuest DJ: Ben OsborneThe guest DJ plays every genre of music within his sets, including electronica, classic techno, punk-funk, galactic house, and deep and dirty disco.2017-03-09T18:00:00+00002017-03-09T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Guest DJ: Ben Osborne
Gillian Wearing And Claude Cahun: Behind The Mask, Another MaskGillian Wearing And Claude Cahun: Behind The Mask, Another MaskGillian Wearing And Claude Cahun: Behind The Mask, Another MaskThe National Portrait Gallery brings together the work of French surrealist Claude Cahun and British contemporary artist Gillian Wearing for the first time this March for its new exhibition, Gillian Wearing and Claude Cahun: Behind the mask, another mask. Despite being born 70 years apart and coming from contrasting backgrounds, remarkable parallel2017-03-09T10:00:00+00002017-05-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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PRICINGAdult £12, concession £10.50, members Free
DATES9th March to 29th May 2017
The National Portrait Gallery brings together the work of French surrealist Claude Cahun and British contemporary artist Gillian Wearing for the first time thi...†More about this event
Luca Luciano & Jose Henrique CamposLuca Luciano & Jose Henrique CamposThe duo performs a programme of works by Villa-Lobos, Berio, De Falla and Poulenc for clarinet and guitar.2017-03-10T18:30:00+00002017-03-10T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Luca Luciano & Jose Henrique Campos
Resident DJ: Eddie OtchereResident DJ: Eddie OtchereTake advantage of the Gallery's late opening and enjoy DJ Eddie's set and a drink at our pop-up bar.2017-03-16T18:00:00+00002017-03-16T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Resident DJ: Eddie Otchere
Shirley Smart And Tommie Black-RoffShirley Smart And Tommie Black-RoffThe cellist and accordion duo perform classical, jazz, and world music from North Africa, the Middle East, Balkans and South America.2017-03-17T18:30:00+00002017-03-17T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Shirley Smart And Tommie Black-Roff
Guest DJ: Jeffery HintonGuest DJ: Jeffery HintonThe producer and visual artist from London spins his brand of dance music accompanied by film screenings by John Maybury.2017-03-23T18:00:00+00002017-03-23T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Free EventOn Soon
Guest DJ: Jeffery Hinton
Howard Hodgkin: Absent FriendsHoward Hodgkin: Absent FriendsHoward Hodgkin: Absent FriendsThe National Portrait Gallery presents Howard Hodgkin: Absent Friends, the first exhibition of portraits by the leading British artist. Hodgkin's paintings are not related to what his subject looks like and instead focus on feelings, making it a landmark moment for the gallery as it will be the first time an exhibition of portraits hosted there wil2017-03-23T10:00:00+00002017-06-18T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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PRICINGAdult £12, concession £10.50, members Free
DATES23rd March to 18th June 2017
The National Portrait Gallery presents Howard Hodgkin: Absent Friends, the first exhibition of portraits by the leading British artist. Hodgkin's paintings are...†More about this event
Bella TrombaBella TrombaThe brass quartet perform a varied programme of chamber music.2017-03-24T18:30:00+00002017-03-24T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Bella Tromba
Resident DJ: Eddie OtchereResident DJ: Eddie OtchereTake advantage of the Gallery's late opening and enjoy DJ Eddie's set and a drink at our pop-up bar.2017-03-30T18:00:00+01002017-03-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Resident DJ: Eddie Otchere
Joao LoureiroJoao LoureiroThe Portuguese guitarist performs a programme of original music taking inspiration from his childhood and family.2017-03-31T18:30:00+01002017-03-31T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Free Event
Joao Loureiro
Guest DJ: TimberlinaGuest DJ: TimberlinaThe performance artist mixes a range of genres and music from across the ages including spoken word, classical, jazz, hip hop, word, prog rock, new wave, and contemporary.2017-04-06T18:00:00+01002017-04-06T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Free Event
Guest DJ: Timberlina
Resident DJ: Eddie OtchereResident DJ: Eddie OtchereTake advantage of the Gallery's late opening and enjoy DJ Eddie's set and a drink at our pop-up bar.2017-04-13T18:00:00+01002017-04-13T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Free Event
Resident DJ: Eddie Otchere
Guest DJ: John SizzleGuest DJ: John SizzleThe drag artist and DJ, John, will be spinning a selection of music in the gallery as part of the Late Shift programme. Music will be chosen to reflect the atmosphere, weather and mood within the space.2017-04-20T18:00:00+01002017-04-20T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Free Event
Guest DJ: John Sizzle
MatshidisoMatshidisoThe classically trained pianist, composer, arranger and singer-songwriter performs her own music inspired by folk, hip-hop and singer-songwriters of the 1970s.2017-04-21T18:30:00+01002017-04-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Free Event
Matshidiso
Resident DJ: Eddie OtchereResident DJ: Eddie OtchereTake advantage of the Gallery's late opening and enjoy DJ Eddie's set and a drink at our pop-up bar.2017-04-27T18:00:00+01002017-04-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Free Event
Resident DJ: Eddie Otchere
Concert Theatre: The TenantConcert Theatre: The TenantA reimagining of Anne Bronte's The Tenant of Wildfell Hall through live classical music played on the piano and performance.2017-04-28T18:30:00+01002017-04-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Concert Theatre: The Tenant
BP Portrait Award 2017BP Portrait Award 2017BP Portrait Award 2017The increasingly popular BP Portrait Award returns for a 38th year at the National Portrait Gallery. The highly successful annual open competition, which attracted 2,557 entries from 80 countries last year, is one of the most prestigious prizes in the world for portrait painting. The three shortlisted portraits are shown alongside around 50 o2017-06-22T00:00:00+01002017-09-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Free Event

event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting†|†PRICINGFree
DATES22nd June to 24th September 2017
The increasingly popular BP Portrait Award returns for a 38th year at the National Portrait Gallery. The highly successful annual open competition, which...†More about this event
Cezanne PortraitsCezanne PortraitsCezanne PortraitsIn a major new exhibition, The National Gallery brings together more than 50 Cézanne Portraits from collections across the world for the first time, with some that have never before been on public display in the UK. With a repertoire of almost 200 portraits and a unique method of building form with colour, Cézanne is widely thought of as one of t2017-10-26T00:00:00+01002018-02-11T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting
PRICINGAdult £20, concession £18.50
DATES26th October 2017 to 11th February 2018
In a major new exhibition, The National Gallery brings together more than 50 C√©zanne Portraits from collections across the world for the first time, with some...†More about this event
 
 

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