7 November 2019 – 16 February 2020
£6/ £5 (concessions)
£3 tickets for under 25s on Fridays
£3 tickets for concessions and over 60s Monday – Wednesday 10:00-11:00am
Free for Members
The Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2019 is the leading international competition, open to all, which celebrates and promotes the very best in contemporary portrait photography from around the world.
Showcasing talented young photographers, gifted amateurs and established professionals, the competition, showcases a diverse range of images and tells the often fascinating stories behind the creation of the works, from formal commissioned portraits to more spontaneous and intimate moments capturing friends and family.
The selected images, many of which will be on display for the first time, explore both traditional and contemporary approaches to the photographic portrait whilst capturing a range of characters, moods and locations. The exhibition of fifty-seven works features all of the prestigious prize winners including the winner of the £15,000 first prize.
National Portrait Gallery, St Martin’s Place, London, WC2H 0HE
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