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Sargent: Portraits of Artists and Friends, National Portrait Gallery

The  NPG’s Sargent exhibit opened last week and successfully challenges preconceptions that the artist was merely a portrait painter of the wealthy.  As the FT notes, the exhibit contains intimate, idiosyncratic works that often stretch almost to abstraction.  Some of … Continue reading

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FAMILY MATTERS/Jane Mcadam Freud – April 24th-May 29th

Self Portrait As Lucian  Freud’s exhibit continues at the National Portrait Gallery, his daughter -artist Jane McAdam Freud- will present her latest body of work entitled Family Matters in a solo exhibition at Gazelli Art House. According to Gazelli website:  … Continue reading

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National Portrait Gallery – Images of Tudor Queens lecture by Alison Weir

If you’re not doing anything mid-day tomorrow, Alison Weir will be giving a free lecture in the Ondaatje Wing Theatre at the National Portrait Gallery at 1:15pm about iconic portraits of Anne Boleyn and other Tudor Queens in the Collection, … Continue reading

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National Portrait Gallery – Glamour of the Gods – July 7- October 23

Glamour of the Gods is a celebration of Hollywood portraiture from the industry’s ‘Golden Age’, the period 1920 to 1960. From Greta Garbo and Clark Gable to Audrey Hepburn, James Dean and Marilyn Monroe, it is these portraits that transformed … Continue reading

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