National Portrait Gallery

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An exhibition aims to give voice to the ‘fallen women’ at the heart of the Victorian brotherhood

BY Chloë Ashby | 22 OCT 19
Culture Digest

The historic image was taken by Tyler Mitchell — the first African-American to shoot the cover of Vogue  

BY Kadish Morris | 09 AUG 19
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Antony Gormley, Rachel Whiteread, Anish Kapoor, Gillian Wearing and Mark Wallinger have co-signed a letter addressed to the gallery’s director

BY Frieze News Desk | 08 JUL 19

As five Turner Prize winners denounce BP sponsorship, the arts community is rising up to address the climate emergency

BY Mel Evans | 08 JUL 19
Culture Digest

A new book published to coincide with her retrospective at London’s National Portrait Gallery includes a rare glimpse of the artist’s workspace

BY Figgy Guyver | 27 JUN 19
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A group of leading artists and a judge of the annual BP portrait prize have urged the London institution to cut ties with the oil company

BY Frieze News Desk | 11 JUN 19

A remarkable exhibition of tiny paintings at London’s National Portrait Gallery

BY Tim Smith-Laing | 29 MAR 19

As leading arts institutions decline donations over opioid links, the artist and activist on why the age of using culture for ‘reputation laundering’ is over

BY Chris Sharratt | 29 MAR 19
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The Guggenheim in New York is the latest major arts institution to refuse Sackler money

BY Frieze News Desk | 25 MAR 19
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2.3 million people visited the gallery due in part to the portraits of the former US President and First Lady

BY Frieze News Desk | 01 MAR 19
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‘I have told them I would not do it if they take the Sackler money’

BY Frieze News Desk | 18 FEB 19
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In further news: New Museum workers vote to unionize; Amanda Schmitt appeals dismissal of Artforum suit

BY Frieze News Desk | 25 JAN 19
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In further news: National Portrait Gallery’s visitor decline due to counting ‘error’; Berlin’s Arratia Beer gallery closes

28 AUG 18
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The new initiative will loan celebrated National Portrait Gallery artworks to towns across the UK that they are most closely associated with

26 JUL 18

On the eve of a major show at the National Portrait Gallery, considering the legacy of MJ in light of ‘Apeshit’ and fraught debates on Blackness

BY Sonya Dyer | 21 JUN 18

A surprising show of silhouettes at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C. sheds light on obscure chapters of US history 

BY Evan Moffitt | 23 MAY 18
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In further news: London’s National Portrait Gallery shuts for fashion show; and Neïl Beloufa accused of defamation by Parker Bright

20 FEB 18
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Crowdfunding campaigns launched in memory of artist Khadija Saye; the 2017 Serpentine Pavilion opens; plans for a new Documenta Institute 

23 JUN 17