Portrait Gallery Curator Taína Caragol will moderate the discussion via Zoom on Tuesday, January 12.
The first-prize winner will receive $25,000 and a commission to portray a remarkable living American for the Portrait Gallery’s collection.
The Greenberg Steinhauser Forum in American Portraiture Conversation Series continues with two panels of curators and artists exploring issues of portraiture through performance art.
PORTAL, the National Portrait Gallery’s Scholarly Center, announces a series of Zoom webinars featuring artists, curators, and scholars in conversation about portraiture and performance art.
The fossil fuel giant, which has sponsored the BP Portrait Award for 30 years, will no longer have a say in the judging process.
The history of Hockney and his lifelong life-drawing itch, pursued now over seven decades.
Starting in June 2021, the official portraits of Michelle and Barack Obama will leave the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery in Washington, DC to tour five cities across the country.
While Pre-Raphaelite Sisters does write the female characters of the Pre-Raphaelite era into art history, it falls short by relegating these talented artists to the roles of lover and muse.
The gallery follows in the footsteps of Tate, the National Theatre, and the Royal Shakespeare Company.
Signatories, including artists Antony Gormley, Anish Kapoor, and Rachel Whiteread, want the museum to end its relationship with the oil company.
Dozens of protesters blocked entry to the gallery for guests of the ceremony, linking arms and chaining themselves to the gallery gates. Guests were forced to climb over the wall with the assistance of security in order to enter the gallery.
“There should be no role for an oil company in the artistic decisions of any cultural organization,” wrote the competition judge, artist Gary Hume, “and especially not in determining the winner of the world’s leading portrait award.”