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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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Madrid’s Prado to Rehang Collection in Focus on More Female and Foreign Artists

January 22nd, 2021

The Prado in Madrid will rehang its collection to focus more on non-Spanish artists and women. “There are artistic phenomena and artists who have been totally excluded until now – not just women but aspects as important as social painting, which hadn’t found a place in the 19th-century collection,” says director Miguel Falomir, “or painting from different parts of the world, such as the Philippines, whose art is finding itself more and more appreciated.”
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Architectural Digest Tours Home of Sarah Sze

January 22nd, 2021

A piece in the Architectural Digest this week takes a tour of artist Sarah Sze’s home with her husband, Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee, who writes on the experience of viewing their personal art collection during the pandemic. “We learned to look afresh at Rauschenberg’s Hoarfrost—of a man caught in mid-dive, not knowing where he might land or fall;” he writes.
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Art Newspaper Asks if Biden Presidency May Galvanize Climate Activism in Art World

January 22nd, 2021

A piece in the Art Newspaper asks if Biden’s inauguration will finally galvanize the US art world to take action on climate change. “The arts sector is going to have to contribute and institutions are where you are going to start to see that more,” says Ellen Langan of the New York-based climate change and arts org Art to Zero.
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