National Portrait Gallery

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Joshua Reynolds’ Portrait of Omai acquired by National Portrait Gallery
Painting, renamed Portrait of Mai, will remain on public display after being jointly acquired with Getty Museum

Mark Brown

25, Apr, 2023 @7:55 PM

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Masterpieces and margaritas: National Portrait Gallery to open new bar as part of revamp
London gallery will be latest institution to offer after-hours events when it reopens in June after a £35m refurbishment

Harriet Sherwood Arts and culture correspondent

13, Apr, 2023 @4:00 PM

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Tapestry celebrating refuse collectors to go on show in National Portrait Gallery
Michael Armitage’s work will hang alongside high-profile figures in new gallery when NPG reopens in June

Harriet Sherwood Arts and culture correspondent

06, Apr, 2023 @2:01 PM

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National Portrait Gallery to display mural of 130 women from British history
Artwork depicting female figures – some never before represented at the gallery – inspired by Sgt Pepper’s album cover

Nadia Khomami Arts and culture correspondent

08, Mar, 2023 @12:43 PM

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We can’t let Joshua Reynolds’ magnificent Portrait of Omai leave the UK
This breathtaking 7ft-high portrait of a Polynesian visitor to London in the 18th century captures a complex cultural encounter and showcases the genius of Reynolds

Simon Sebag Montefiore

07, Mar, 2023 @10:48 AM

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This glorious portrait is too precious a treasure to be lost from our shores for ever | Lucy Ward
Even in tough times, masterpieces like Joshua Reynolds’s painting are worth saving

Lucy Ward

12, Feb, 2023 @7:00 AM

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‘Lost’ photos by Paul McCartney to go on show at National Portrait Gallery
Recently rediscovered portraits taken in 60s as Beatles rose to stardom to be focus of exhibition at refurbished NPG

Harriet Sherwood Arts and culture correspondent

25, Jan, 2023 @12:49 PM

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National Portrait Gallery to get new wing as part of revamp
Blavatnik Wing will host more than 100 years of British portraits when London institution reopens in 2023

Nadia Khomami Arts and culture correspondent

23, Nov, 2022 @1:32 PM

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Photos of lockdown mundanity win £15,000 Taylor Wessing prize
Judges commend Clémentine Schneidermann for simple series capturing neighbour in Wales

Nadia Khomami Arts and culture correspondent

25, Oct, 2022 @7:00 PM

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Eamonn McCabe: a consummate sports photojournalist
The former Observer picture editor died last week, but his work will continue to be seen and admired by friends and the public

Tim Adams

09, Oct, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Scramble for new royal figureheads begins among Britain’s arts organisations
Britain’s creative institutions are poised to compete for the most familiar faces to act as patrons – and maximise potential funding

Vanessa Thorpe Arts and media correspondent

18, Sep, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Letters: James Lovelock obituary
Michael Gaskell writes: I painted James Lovelock for the National Portrait Gallery and his company was filled with science, anecdotes and laughter

Michael Gaskell and Philip Heselton

03, Aug, 2022 @2:44 PM

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