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> CURRENT EXHIBITIONS & EVENTS
November 18th - July 1st, 2015 Studies of the Artist
Henry Tonks
 
November 18th - August 1st, 2015 ‘The artist’s cause at heart’: M.H. Spielmann, Collector and Donor
 
November 13th - February 22nd, 2015 Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2014
Jessica Fulford-Dobson, Birgit Püve, Blerim Racaj, David Titlow
 
October 25th - March 15th, 2015 Who Are You?
Grayson Perry
 
October 16th - January 11th, 2015 Anarchy & Beauty: William Morris and His Legacy, 1860 – 1960
 
September 26th - June 21st, 2015 Snowdon: A Life in View
Lord Snowdon
 
September 12th - March 1st, 2015 The Real Tudors: Kings and Queens Rediscovered
 
August 12th - May 1st, 2015 Painting Parliament: The Fine Arts Commission 1841 – 1863
 
August 5th - April 6th, 2015 Colour, Light, Texture: Portraits by Matthew Smith and Frank Dobson
Frank Dobson, Matthew Smith
 
July 14th - March 30th, 2015 Thomas Carlyle: Historian of Heroes
 
July 10th - October 19th, 2015 Hidden: An Unseen Portrait of Oliver Cromwell
 
> UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS & EVENTS
Feb, 2015 Sargent: Portraits of Artists and Friends
John Singer Sargent
 
> PAST EXHIBITIONS & EVENTS
Sep, 2014 In Conversation: Portraits from Life
Catherine Goodman
 
Jul, 2014 Virginia Woolf: Art, Life and Vision
Vanessa Bell, George Charles Beresford, Roger Fry, Man Ray
 
Jun, 2014 BP Portrait Award 2014
 
Jun, 2014 Creative Connections Year 2: Ealing
Eelyn Lee
 
Jun, 2014 Portraits from Life
Catherine Goodman
 
May, 2014 Treason, Plots and Murder
 
May, 2014 The World of Rupert Potter: Photographs of Beatrix, Millais and friends
Rupert Potter
 
May, 2014 Lecture: In Vogue
 
Mar, 2014 In Conversation: Hello Again Baby & Amen
 
Mar, 2014 Lunchtime Lecture: SNAP! Bailey, Hockney, Scarfe
 
Mar, 2014 Hans Holbein Re-made: Copies and versions of portraits from the Tudor court
 
Mar, 2014 Character Sketches
Bernard Partridge
 
Feb, 2014 The Great War in Portraits
 
Feb, 2014 Bailey’s Stardust
David Bailey
 
2013
Nov, 2013 Starring Vivien Leigh: A Centenary Celebration
 
Nov, 2013 Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2013
Anoush Abrar, Dorothee Deiss, Spencer Murphy, Giles Price
 
Nov, 2013 Janey Morris: Pre-Raphaelite Muse
 
Oct, 2013 In Conversation: 21st Century Portraits
 
Oct, 2013 Elizabeth I & Her People
 
Sep, 2013 Imaginary Portraits
Derek Boshier
 
Sep, 2013 Performance: In Her Own Words: Dame Laura Knight
 
Sep, 2013 Michael Peto Photographs: Mandela to McCartney
Michael Peto
 
Sep, 2013 Achievement: New Photographs 2011-2013
 
Sep, 2013 Lunchtime Lecture: Treasured, Destroyed, Shipwrecked: Laura Knight’s Lost Portraits
 
Sep, 2013 In Conversation: Warpaint: Women Artists in the War
 
Sep, 2013 Portraits
Jonathan Yeo
 
Aug, 2013 Face Value
Bob Dylan
 
Jul, 2013 Portraits
Dame Laura Knight
 
Jun, 2013 BP Portrait Award 2013
 
Jun, 2013 Queens and Consorts: Likeness in Life and Death
 
Jun, 2013 Creative Connections: Year One: Tower Hamlets
David Adjaye, Elizabeth Garrett Anderson, Edith Cavell, Mahatma Gandhi, Mark Gertler, Sylvia Pankhurst, Isaac Rosenberg, Rachel Whiteread
 
Jun, 2013 Characters and Caricatures: Photographs by Herbert Watkins
(George) Herbert Watkins
 
Apr, 2013 Scandal ’63: The Fiftieth Anniversary of the Profumo Affair
 
Apr, 2013 Back in Focus
Francis Goodman
 
Mar, 2013 Portrait Sculptor
Jacob Epstein
 
Mar, 2013 Radical Woodcuts
William Nicholson
 
Mar, 2013 Victorian Photographer
Alexander Bassano
 
Mar, 2013 American Indian Portraits
George Catlin
 
Mar, 2013 The Portrait Anatomised
Susan Aldworth
 
Feb, 2013 Poetry Evening: Man Ray
Man Ray
 
Feb, 2013 Family Art Workshops: Faces of Changing Fortunes
Hale Man
 
Feb, 2013 Man Ray Portraits
Man Ray
 
Feb, 2013 In Conversation Timothy Baum on Man Ray
 
Jan, 2013 Studies for a portrait of T.S. Eliot
Patrick Heron
 
Jan, 2013 Henry and Catherine Reunited
 
Jan, 2013 HRH The Duchess of Cambridge
Paul Emsley
 
Jan, 2013 Hidden: Unseen Paintings Beneath Tudor Portraits
 
2012
Dec, 2012 Diplomatic Dignitaries
 
Dec, 2012 Cornelia Sorabji: India’s First Woman Lawyer
 
Nov, 2012 A Handbook of Modern Life
Humphrey Ocean
 
Nov, 2012 Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2012
Jordi Ruiz Cirera, Alma Haser, Spencer Murphy, Jennifer Pattison
 
Oct, 2012 Victorian Masquerade
 
Oct, 2012 The Art of Drawing: Portraits from the Collection, 1670-1780
Henry Fuseli, Thomas Gainsborough, Angelica Kauffman, Thomas Kerrich
 
Oct, 2012 The Lost Prince: The Life and Death of Henry Stuart
Nicholas Hilliard, Isaac Oliver
 
Oct, 2012 British Royal Portraits
Mario Testino
 
Sep, 2012 Marilyn Monroe: A British Love Affair
Cecil Beaton, Antony Beauchamp, Larry Burrows, Jack Cardiff, André de Dienes, Milton Greene
 
Sep, 2012 Portraits by Contemporary Photographers
Jillian Edelstein, Joss McKinley, Alistair Morrison, Spencer Murphy, Jonathan Oakes, Steve Schofield, Ben Toms
 
Sep, 2012 Cinema Portraits
Fred Daniels
 
Sep, 2012 Cinema Portraits
Fred Daniels
 
Sep, 2012 In Conversation: Hew Locke
Hew Locke
 
Sep, 2012 Walk: The Image of Royalty
 
Sep, 2012 Gallery Talk: Road to 2012
Katherine Green
 
Sep, 2012 Lecture: Are you sitting comfortably?
Liz Rideal
 
Sep, 2012 Lecture: The Changing Faces of Fame
 
Sep, 2012 The Bloomsbury Poet & The Cambridge Photographer: Julian Bell & Lettice Ramsey
 
Sep, 2012 Neil Libbert: Photojournalist
Neil Libbert
 
Sep, 2012 Shooting Stars
Bob Collins
 
Sep, 2012 In Conversation: Anderson & Low on the Road to 2012
Anderson & Low
 
Aug, 2012 Artist and Evangelist: Lives Remembered
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tameda
 
Jul, 2012 Road to 2012: Aiming High
Anderson & Low, Jillian Edelstein, Brian Griffin, Emma Hardy, Nadav Kander, Finlay MacKay, Bettina von Zwehl
 
Jul, 2012 Samuel Coleridge-Taylor 1875-1912
 
Jun, 2012 On Paper: Portraits of Writers
Maggi Hambling, Tom Phillips, Leonard McComb RA, Ross Wilson
 
Jun, 2012 Poetry of Motion
 
Jun, 2012 Double Take: Versions and Copies of Tudor Portraits
 
Jun, 2012 First Exposure: Photographs 1961-2010
Peter Akehurst, Abigail Zoe Martin, Ellen Nolan, Jurgen Schadeberg, Eric Swayne
 
Jun, 2012 BP Portrait Award 2012
 
Jun, 2012 Lecture: Our Diamond Queen - Her Life and Times
 
Jun, 2012 Famous in the 50s: Photographs by Daniel Farson
 
Jun, 2012 Workshop: Painting in the Studio
Grace Adam
 
May, 2012 Olympic Encounters in 1908
Sir (John) Benjamin Stone
 
May, 2012 Portrait of the Day: The Railway Boys of the 19th Century
 
May, 2012 Family Drop-In Art Workshops: Your Majesty
 
May, 2012 Drop-in Drawing
 
May, 2012 In Conversation: Sue Tilley and William Feaver
 
May, 2012 Lecture: Iconography of the Queens
Pietro Annigoni, Cecil Beaton, Lucian Freud, Lord Lichfield, Gerhard Richter, Andy Warhol
 
May, 2012 Walking Tour: Freud’s London: The Later Years
 
May, 2012 Late Shift Extra: Draw the Line
Lucian Freud
 
May, 2012 The Queen: Art and Image
Pietro Annigoni, Cecil Beaton, Lucian Freud, Annie Leibovitz, Hew Locke, Gerhard Richter, Thomas Struth, Andy Warhol
 
May, 2012 THOMAS STRUTH
Thomas Struth
 
Apr, 2012 Viceroys of India
 
Apr, 2012 The Tichborne Trials
 
Apr, 2012 Spotlight on Peter Rand
Peter Rand
 
Apr, 2012 Gertie Millar, Countess of Dudley: From Stage to Society
 
Apr, 2012 Early English Kings: Medieval Monuments Remade
 
Mar, 2012 Famous in the Fifties: Photographs by Daniel Farson
Daniel Farson
 
Mar, 2012 Cambridge Connections: Photographs by Antony Barrington Brown
Antony Barrington Brown
 
Mar, 2012 Photograph of the Month in context
 
Mar, 2012 Contemporary Portraits
 
Feb, 2012 Lucian Freud Portraits
Lucian Freud
 
Feb, 2012 Photograph of the Month
George Platt Lynes
 
2011
Dec, 2011 Richard Hamilton: Portraits of the Artist
Richard Hamilton, David Hockney, Jorge Lewinski, Lord Snowdon
 
Dec, 2011 A Dickens Christmas Tour
 
Dec, 2011 Exhibition Tour: Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2011
 
Dec, 2011 Gallery Talk: Late Shift Comedy
 
Dec, 2011 A Man of Many Parts
Cavendish Morton
 
Dec, 2011 Queens in Waiting
 
Dec, 2011 Arabic Calligraphy Workshop
Athier Mousawi
 
Dec, 2011 Victorian Connections
 
Dec, 2011 Beautiful Souls
 
Dec, 2011 Imagined Lives: portraits of unknown people
 
Nov, 2011 Sandra Lousada: Work and Performance
Sandra Lousada
 
Nov, 2011 Queens in Waiting: Charlotte & Victoria
 
Nov, 2011 Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2011
Michael Birt, Jasper Clarke, David Knight, Dona Schwartz, Jooney Woodward, Jill Wooster
 
Nov, 2011 Gallery Talk: The Actress Now
 
Nov, 2011 Exhibition Tour: The First Actresses
 
Nov, 2011 Photograph of the Month
Sandra Lousada
 
Oct, 2011 Private Eye: Photographs by Lewis Morley
Lewis Morley
 
Oct, 2011 Charles Dickens: Life & Legacy
 
Oct, 2011 The First Actresses: Nell Gwyn to Sarah Siddons
Thomas Gainsborough, James Gillray, John Hoppner, Joshua Reynolds
 
Oct, 2011 The Actress Now
Francesco Guidicini, Ishbel Myerscough
 
Oct, 2011 Chasing Mirrors: Reflections on Identity, Art and Culture
Athier Mousawi
 
Sep, 2011 Comedians: From the 1940s to now
Bob Collins, Trevor Leighton, Lewis Morley
 
Aug, 2011 William Dobson 1611-46
William Dobson
 
Aug, 2011 Scott of the Antarctic
Herbert George Ponting
 
Aug, 2011 Sir James Dyson by Julian Opie: New Commission
Julian Opie
 
Jul, 2011 A Life in Portraits
Cecil Beaton, Bill Brandt, Alvin Langdon Coburn, Norman Parkinson, Charles Slade
 
Jul, 2011 BT Road to 2012: Changing Pace
Emma Hardy, Finlay MacKay
 
Jul, 2011 Picturing History: A portrait set of early kings and queens
 
Jul, 2011 Glamour of the Gods: Hollywood Portraits - Photographs from the John Kobal Foundation
 
Jul, 2011 Photograph of the Month
John Swannell
 
Jun, 2011 BP Portrait Award 2011
 
May, 2011 Christabel Pankhurst
 
May, 2011 The Southwell Brothers: Photographers Royal
Southwell Brothers
 
May, 2011 Mick Jagger: Young in the 60s
Cecil Beaton
 
Apr, 2011 Changing the Female Lot: Josephine Butler and Harriet Martineau
George Richmond
 
Apr, 2011 Now and Then: Photographs by John Swannell
John Swannell
 
Apr, 2011 Only Connect
 
Apr, 2011 From Pencil to Chisel: Sir Francis Chantrey’s Portrait Drawings
Sir Francis Leggatt Chantrey
 
Mar, 2011 Tony Bevan Self-Portraits
Tony Bevan
 
Mar, 2011 Sarah Lucas Self-Portraits
Sarah Lucas
 
Mar, 2011 Ida Kar: Bohemian Photographer
Ida Kar
 
Mar, 2011 Gilbert & Sullivan
 
Feb, 2011 Gallery Talk: The Art of the Portrait
 
Feb, 2011 Hoppé Portraits: Society, Studio and Street
E.O. Hoppé
 
Feb, 2011 Portraits and 'Character': Sceptical Thoughts
 
Feb, 2011 Film & Conversation: Cildo Meireles (A part of Late Shift)
 
Feb, 2011 Gallery Talk: Take Another Look (A part of Late Shift)
 
Feb, 2011 Peace ridiculed: caricatures by Honoré Daumier
Honoré Daumier
 
Feb, 2011 Late Shift Extra: Snapped
Rankin
 
Feb, 2011 Film & Conversation: Robert Frank (A part of Late Shift)
 
Feb, 2011 Mrs King
 
Feb, 2011 Gallery Talk: Fashioning Portraits (A part of Late Shift)
 
Feb, 2011 Eighteen by Twelve: Recent Photographic Acquisitions
David Bailey, Richard Cannon, Fergus Greer, Kate Peters, Richard Saker
 
Feb, 2011 Sixteen by Fourteen: Recent Photographic Acquisitions
Jay Brooks, Henry Browne, James Galloway, Tricia Malley and Ross Gillespie, Francesco Guidicini, Mischa Richter, Richard Saker, Jon Shard, Daniel Stier
 
Feb, 2011 Art World Portraits
Michael Landy
 
Jan, 2011 Ayuba Suleiman Diallo
William Hoare
 
2010
Dec, 2010 Ballet In Focus
 
Dec, 2010 Anglo-Zulu War, 1879
Lock & Whitfield
 
Dec, 2010 Edgar Holloway: Portrait Etchings
Edgar Holloway
 
Nov, 2010 Camden Town and Beyond
Robert Bevan, Mark Gertler, Harold Gilman, Spencer Gore, Augustus John, Walter Sickert
 
Nov, 2010 Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2010
Selected Finalists
 
Nov, 2010 Photograph of the Month
Richard Cannon
 
Oct, 2010 Regency Power and Brilliance
Thomas Lawrence
 
Oct, 2010 Chasing Mirrors: Portraits of the Unseen
Alinah Azadeh, Chasing Mirrors Collective
 
Oct, 2010 From Where I Stand: Photographs by Mary McCartney
Mary McCartney
 
Sep, 2010 Isabella Blow
Tim Noble & Sue Webster
 
Sep, 2010 Twentieth Century Portraits
Dmitri Kasterine
 
Sep, 2010 Science, Religion and Politics: The Royal Society
Group Show
 
Sep, 2010 Circles of Influence: G.F. Watts, Alphonse Legros and the Slade
Group Show
 
Sep, 2010 Elizabeth Gaskell and Charlotte Brontë
George Richmond
 
Aug, 2010 British Artists in Rome: The John Partridge Sketchbook, 1823 - 27
Group Show
 
Aug, 2010 An Englishman in New York
Jason Bell
 
Jul, 2010 Photographer of Modern Life 1834 - 1910
Camille Silvy
 
Jun, 2010 BP Portrait Award 2010
Group Show
 
Jun, 2010 Photograph of the Month
Karl J. Kaul
 
May, 2010 Alfred Chalon at the Opera
Alfred Edward Chalon
 
May, 2010 Florence Nightingale 1820 - 1910
Group Show
 
May, 2010 From Life
Bridget Riley
 
May, 2010 Portraits
Alex Katz
 
Apr, 2010 Glastonbury Photographs by Venetia Dearden
Venetia Dearden
 
Mar, 2010 Philip de László
Philip de László
 
Mar, 2010 Queen and Country: A Project by Steve McQueen
Steve McQueen
 
Mar, 2010 Concealed and Revealed: The Changing Faces of Elizabeth I
Group Show
 
Mar, 2010 The Indian Portrait 1560 - 1860
Group Show
 
Mar, 2010 Contemporary Connections: The Singh Twins
Amrit and Rabindra Singh
 
Feb, 2010 Portraits
Irving Penn
 
Jan, 2010 Format Photography Agency 1983 - 2003
Group Show
 
Jan, 2010 Drawing Portraits
Group Show
 
Jan, 2010 Victorian Chalk Portraits
Group Show
 
2009
Dec, 2009 Lady Jane Grey
Group Show
 
Dec, 2009 Exposures
Jane Bown
 
Nov, 2009 Taylor Wessing Portrait Prize
 
Oct, 2009 Beatles to Bowie
 
Sep, 2009 Twiggy: A Life in Photographs
 
Sep, 2009 John Gibbons: Portraits
John Gibbons
 
Jul, 2009 Gay Icons
 
Jun, 2009 BP PORTRAIT AWARD
June Glasson
 
Mar, 2009 Constable Portraits: The Painter and His Circle
John Constable
 
Feb, 2009 Portraits
Gerhard Richter
 
2008
Nov, 2008 Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2008
Chris Floyd, Hendrik Kerstens, Colin Pantall, James Russell, David Stewart
 
Oct, 2008 Annie Leibovitz: A Photographer's Life,1990-2008
Annie Leibovitz
 

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