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National Portrait Gallery – Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2019

Exhibition Dates: 7 November 2019 – 16 February 2020

2FOR1 Admission £5 – £6

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.

Sponsored by Taylor Wessing.

Image credits: Neil by Edna Bowe from the series Love’s Fire Song, 2018 © Edna Bowe
Image credit: Eha (04) (detail) by Sirli Raitma, from the series Eha: Portraits of my mother, 2019 © Sirli Raitma


7 November 2019 – 16 February 2020

Daily 10.00-18.00, Friday until 21.00.

Opening times may vary. Please check website for details.

Access Information

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Phone Number

020 7306 0055

Posted on October 24 2019

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