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Geo Face Distributor, 2009 by James Angus
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As you meander up the smooth speckled path to the National Portrait Gallery’s (NPG) polished concrete building, there is a large, almost luminous, bright tangerine orange sculpture marking the entrance.

The Archer (Jebel Uneiwat) Photograph by Sam Bowker, 2010
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I recently had the good fortune to travel deep into the Saharan Desert. It’s an extraordinary place, a true wilderness - marvellously isolated and utterly uninhabitable.

Toilet Sign
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What is your definition of a portrait?

Portrait of Captain James Cook RN, 1782 by John Webber
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Our portrait of Captain James Cook is quite special to us. He’s a distinctive guy – tall, well-dressed, confident, somewhat reserved. But would you like to know something very few people know about it?

Postcards

Reflections on portraiture

'Postcards' are reflections on portraiture by Portrait Gallery Director, Angus Trumble, and others.