The artist was also a brilliant portrait photographer for his friends and for fashion magazines from the Twenties into the Seventies.The National Portrait Gallery displays rare photographs including peoplesuch as the glamourous actresses Ava Gardner, Catherine Deneuve and Lee Miller, among...

The Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize continues at the National Portrait Gallery, London, until 12 February 2012. npg.org.uk Aesthetica Magazine We hope you enjoy reading the Aesthetica Blog, if you want to explore more of the best in contemporary art and culture you should read...

It was on Twitter that we came across 'SNAPPED', the late shift at the National Portrait Gallery which showcased Rankin's latest photographs of beautifully differing women. Evie has of course been in London since Monday, interning with Tom Lipop, but as soon as I read about the event I booked...

We're talking a time before blogs as well! Clark Gable and Joan Crawford for Dancing Lady, 1933 by George Hurrell © John Kobal Foundation, 2011 The Glamour of the Gods-Hollywood Portraits exhibition, opening this week at London's National Portrait Gallery, shows how the greatest and most...

The royal brothers have had joint portraits taken before, most notably by celebrity photographer Mario Testino. The image of the princes is one of 18 prints by 12 contemporary photographers acquired by London's National Portrait Gallery which will go on display from Monday until the autumn.

Glamour of the Gods runs from today until 23rd October at the National Portrait Gallery, London WC2. I'm feeling rather wordless today, I can barely get anything together so I thought I'd indulge my love of vintage photography instead. There's so much on at the moment that I'd love to...

portraits taken by British photographers AntonyBeauchamp, Baron, Cecil Beaton, Larry Burrows and Jack Cardiff. The big surprise it' s a selection of rare magazine covers and film stills. During the year 1956 Monroe spent four months in Britain for The Prince and the Showgirl, there are...

The All Walks Beyond The Catwalk Event 'Snapped' at the National Portrait Gallery was a gathering of industry individuals who were there to support change in the industry. On display were a range of photos to promote diversity in fashion, shot by the talented Rankin. I have already talked...

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge had had a preview of the portrait at the National Portrait Gallery on Friday morning before the official unveiling later that day. The work had been commissioned by Sir Hugh Leggatt for the Gallery in memory of art collector and philanthropist Sir Denis...

London's National Portrait Gallery is now home to, and showing, David LaChapelle's Burning Down the House, perhaps the most enduring embodiment of the friendship between the designer and his muse. First published in Vanity Fair in 1997, the gender-bending portrait was taken shortly after...

 

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