BP Portrait Award 2017 Exhibition Book

BP Portrait Award 2017 Exhibition Book


This book presents the diverse range of styles in contemporary portraiture and the variety of techniques used by artists working in the field today. Featuring works from an international list of artists, the BP Portrait Award highlights the vitality of portrait painting today.

A snapshot of contemporary portrait painting at its best this book includes an essay by Stella Duffy, an illustrated interview with the BP Travel Award 2016 winner and interviews with the shortlisted artists.

Published to accompany​ this exhibition which was first shown at the National Portrait Gallery, London in 2017 where the prize winners were annouced.

The BP Portrait Award, now in its thirty-eighth year, is one of Britain’s most prestigious art prizes, and is the leading showcase for artists throughout the world specialising in portraiture. 

  • Size 12.5 x 19 cm
  • Publisher NPG London
  • ISBN 9781855147805
  • Authors Richard McClure, Stella Duffy

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