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London

National Portrait Gallery

Exhibition Detail
Group Show
BP Portrait Award 2010
St Martin's Place
London WC2H 0HE
United Kingdom


June 24th, 2010 - September 19th, 2010
 
Blue CoCo, Shaun DowneyShaun Downey, Blue CoCo, 2010
© Courtesy of the artist & National Portrait Gallery
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The annual BP Portrait Award is the most prestigious portrait competition in the world, promoting the very best in contemporary portrait painting. Open to everyone over 18, this year's exhibition presents fifty-eight selected works from a record 2,177 entrants. The exhibition will include the three artists shortlisted for the Award - David Eichenberg for Tim II; Michael Gaskell for Harry and Daphne Todd for Last Portrait of Mother - as well as the BP Travel Award 2009 winner, Isobel Peachey, who travelled to Belgium and Switzerland to document people who take part in historical re-enactments.


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