BP Portrait Award 2018 Exhibition Paperback
Featuring works from an international list of artists, the BP Portrait Award highlights the vitality of portrait painting today.
This book presents the diverse range of styles in contemporary portraiture and the variety of techniques used by artists working in the field today. Contains an essay by Rosie Broadley, Collections Curator 19th Century for the National Portrait Gallery, London.
Includes a portrait titled 'LTR team A' by Laura Nardo. She continues to be a practicing artist, however she also works a Gallery Attendant at the National Galleries of Scotland. The portrait is of Vittorio, the artist’s colleague and friend. She says: ‘This painting is dedicated to the staff of the National Galleries of Scotland.
The BP Portrait Award is in its thirty-ninth year and twenty-ninth year of sponsorship by BP and continues to be an unmissable highlight of the annual art calendar. Since its launch it has been seen for free by over 6 million people.
12.5 x 19 cm
88 printed pages
Approx. 70 colour
Essay by Rosie Broadley, Collections Curator 19th Century, NPG