Jonathan Yeo: Portraits

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Jonathan Yeo: PortraitsKevin Spacey is portrayed in character as Richard III and Damien Hirst as dark overlord of the Contemporary Art scene in Jonathan Yeo Portraits, a free exhibition which gives an overview of one of the most highly regarded portrait painters working in Britain today. A regular contributor to the National Portrait Gallery's BP Portrait Award, Yeo gets his first solo exhibition at the gallery this September. The artist, who was commissioned by the gallery to paint a portrait of broadcaster Sir Michael Parkinson in 2010, has portrayed well-known figures in the world of culture, media and politics, including Model Erin O'Connor, Rupert Murdoch and artist Greyson Perry who are displayed here alongside private studies of the artist's family and friends.

About National Portrait Gallery

The National Portrait Gallery houses portraits of significant figures from the late 15th century to the present day. This isn't the place to come for serious works of exceptional artistic merit - the overriding aim of the National Portrait Gallery is to reflect the status of the sitter, not the artist - but where else in London could you hope to find The Beatles, Henry VIII, Sir Richard Branson and JK Rowling all hanging out together? The appeal of this gallery (opened in 1856) rests simply in its comprehensive commemoration of British history from the late 15th century to the present day through the medium of portraiture. More about National Portrait Gallery

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London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)
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47 Chandos Place, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Jonathan Yeo: Portraits
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44 Cranbourn Street, Soho, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Jonathan Yeo: Portraits
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National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait PrizeTaylor Wessing Photographic Portrait PrizeTaylor Wessing Photographic Portrait PrizeThe Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize, held at the National Portrait Gallery each year, attracts around 7,000 images from which approximately sixty portraits are chosen for display. Open to professionals and amateurs alike, the 12,000 pound prize consistently attracts a high level of expertise yet the 'open to all' caveat means there's alw2016-02-12T00:00:00+00002016-02-21T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Photography
PRICING£3 (Adults), £2 (Concs), Free for members
DATES12th November 2015 to 21st February 2016
VENUENational Portrait Gallery
The Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize, held at the National Portrait Gallery each year, attracts around 7,000 images from which approximately sixty portraits are chosen for display. Open to professionals and amateurs alike, the 12,000 pound prize consistently attracts a high level of expertise yet the 'open to all' caveat means there's alw...†More about this event
Vogue 100: A Century of StyleVogue 100: A Century of StyleVogue 100: A Century of StyleCorinne Day's underwear shoot with Kate Moss, Peter Lindbergh's Vogue cover shot that so perfectly captured the supermodel era, and a series of Second World War photographs by Lee Miller are part of a century of style, first seen in Vogue. In Vogue 100 , the National Portrait Gallery celebrates 100 years of cutting-edge fashion and photography from2016-02-12T00:00:00+00002016-05-22T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Photography
DATES11th February to 22nd May 2016
VENUENational Portrait Gallery
Corinne Day's underwear shoot with Kate Moss, Peter Lindbergh's Vogue cover shot that so perfectly captured the supermodel era, and a series of Second World War photographs by Lee Miller are part of a century of style, first seen in Vogue. In Vogue 100 , the National Portrait Gallery celebrates 100 years of cutting-edge fashion and photography from...†More about this event
George Scharf And His Circles: The National Portrait Gallery And The Victorian Art WorldGeorge Scharf And His Circles: The National Portrait Gallery And The Victorian Art WorldPortraits, personal diaries, sketchbooks and correspondence, illustrating the man and the interconnected networks of contacts within which he operated.2016-02-12T10:00:00+00002016-03-20T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Free EventOngoing
George Scharf And His Circles: The National Portrait Gallery And The Victorian Art World
Winston Churchill In PhotographsWinston Churchill In PhotographsTo coincide with the 50th anniversary of the death of Winston Churchill, this display gives a broad picture of Churchill's many roles through works from the Photographs Collection.2016-02-12T10:00:00+00002016-06-05T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Winston Churchill In Photographs
William Gifford Palgrave: Master Of DisguiseWilliam Gifford Palgrave: Master Of DisguiseA collection of photographs of the leading British explorer and scholar of the Middle East.2016-02-12T10:00:00+00002016-04-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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William Gifford Palgrave: Master Of Disguise
Aubrey Beardsley: Artist And AestheteAubrey Beardsley: Artist And AestheteBlack and white drawings and illustrations by the cult figure of the decadent aesthetic movement.2016-02-12T10:00:00+00002016-03-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Aubrey Beardsley: Artist And Aesthete
National Portrait GalleryNational Portrait GalleryThe World famous art gallery, which was opened at its current location in 1856, is one of the UK's largest collection of portraits depicting people of historical important and cultural significance. The gallery also contains ever changing exhibitions, from modern photography to Victorian paintings.2016-02-12T10:00:00+00002016-12-31T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Guest DJ: TimberlinaGuest DJ: TimberlinaThe DJ - aka Tim Redfern - mixes a range of genres and music from across the ages to reflect the collection.2016-02-18T18:00:00+00002016-02-18T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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A Passionate Affair: Fashion Meets Photography (And They're Still Together).A Passionate Affair: Fashion Meets Photography (And They're Still Together).William Ewing presents a lecture on the topic.2016-02-18T19:00:00+00002016-02-18T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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