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  • On the Lace Trail - BP Portrait Travel Award adventures

    Sophie Ploeg, 25 February 2015

    Dutch-born, British-based artist Sophie Ploeg's was the 2013 winner of the BP Portrait Travel Award. Her travel and research inspired a new series of paintings that make up part of the 2014 BP Portrait Award exhibition currently at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery.

  • A Different Context

    Nick Duxbury, 24 February 2015

    Every year we lend hundreds of items from our collections to other institutions. Often, seeing artworks we know well on display in a different environment can be a refreshing and enlightening experience.




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