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12th March – 17th July 2022

From Shakespeare to Winehouse, Darwin to Dickens, the Beatles, Brontë sisters and Beckham, the National Portrait Gallery London holds the world’s most extensive collection of portraits.

Early Bard tickets on sale until 24 December! Start planning now to visit famous faces from the sixteenth century to today. There’ll be fame, power, love, loss, innovation and the downright inspirational – it’s going to be incredible.

National Photographic Portrait Prize

This edition of the prize incorporates a year like no other: 2020. Accordingly, the title - Living Memory - acknowledges the period's seismic events. Book now

 

Joel B. Pratley has won the Living Memory National Photographic Portrait Prize with his portrait Drought story, 2020.

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Entries are now open for the National Photographic Portrait Prize 2022 and the 2022 Darling Portrait Prize! We can’t wait to see what you have been working on.

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The National Portrait Gallery acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia and recognises the continuing connection to lands, waters and communities. We pay our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and to Elders past and present. We respectfully advise that this site includes works by, images of, names of, voices of and references to deceased people.

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