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London’s National Portrait Gallery to Close for Three Years

Wednesday, November 6th, 2019

Protestors from Extinction Rebellion Cover Themselves in Oil at National Portrait Gallery in London

Monday, October 21st, 2019

London – Cindy Sherman at the National Portrait Gallery Through

Monday, July 29th, 2019

Artists Call for End to BP Sponsorship of London’s National Portrait Gallery

Monday, June 10th, 2019

London National Portrait Gallery Attendance Drastically Underreported

Saturday, September 1st, 2018

London: Lucian Freud ‘Portraits’ at the National Portrait Gallery through May 27, 2012

Monday, February 27th, 2012

Go See: Gerhard Richter's Portraits at the National Portrait Gallery in London through May 31st 2009

Tuesday, May 12th, 2009

Go See: ‘Portraits’ by Gerhard Richter, at National Portrait Gallery, London, through May 31st

Friday, March 20th, 2009

National Portrait Gallery in London announces future Gerhard Richter portrait exhibition

Friday, December 19th, 2008

BP Skips Judging Britain’s Portrait Award for First Time Since 1997

Monday, May 4th, 2020

Rarely Seen Portrait of David Hockney’s Parents Goes on View at National Portrait Gallery

Monday, February 24th, 2020

Group of British Artists Urge National Portrait Gallery to Stop Accepting BP Funding

Saturday, July 6th, 2019

South London Gallery Returned Sackler Funding

Friday, March 22nd, 2019

Sackler Trust Abandons $1.32 Million Donation to National Portrait Gallery

Tuesday, March 19th, 2019

Jamie Fobert Architects to Redesign National Portrait Gallery

Friday, February 2nd, 2018

London Institutions Feud Over Expansion Plans

Monday, August 7th, 2017

UK’s BP Portrait Award Finalists Announced

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

National Portrait Gallery Acquires Tracey Emin’s ‘Death Mask’

Saturday, April 15th, 2017

British National Portrait Gallery Raises £1.3 Million to Buy Thomas Lawrence Canvas

Thursday, April 6th, 2017

National Portrait Gallery to Show Rare Set of Old Masters Drawings

Monday, February 20th, 2017

Uk National Gallery’s £30 Million Bid for Jacopo Pontormo Painting Rejected After Drop in Pound

Tuesday, February 7th, 2017

London’s National Gallery Contesting Claims Over Matisse Work as Nazi-Loot

Friday, October 28th, 2016

The Guardian Looks at Picasso’s Relationship to Portraiture and His Sitters

Friday, September 30th, 2016

Greta Moll’s Descendants Sue Over Matisse Portrait

Wednesday, September 14th, 2016
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New Kerry James Marshall Pieces Delved Into Mystery of John James Audubon

August 4th, 2020

Kerry James Marshall unveils a body of new works in the NYT this week, inspired by the drawings of John James Audubon, and by historical assertions and evidence that the ornithologist and artist was black. “I didn’t know what to make of it, honestly,” he says. “If somebody did the research and put it in a book, then maybe it must be true. And I never forgot that assertion was made.”
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Hank Willis Thomas Interviewed in The Guardian

August 4th, 2020

Artist Hank Willis Thomas has an interview in The Guardian this week, as he exhibits a new sculpture in Atlanta’s Fourth Ward Park.  “To me, the work is a celebration and a provocation,” Thomas says. “It’s a symbol of community, strength, justice and belonging that aims to inspire action and demand social change.”
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Sotheby’s Announces $2.5 billion in Revenue for First Half of 2020

August 3rd, 2020

Sotheby’s announced earnings for the first half of 2020 at $2.5 billion with sales volume for the year down 25%, but impressive gains shown in online sales. “The art and luxury markets have proven to be incredibly resilient, and demand for quality across categories is unabated.” says CEO Charles Stewart.
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