ANNUAL EXHIBITION | LUXURY LONDON

Image: Frances Bell, ‘Hera’   The Royal Society of Portrait Painters brings contemporary portraiture to Mall Galleries   Full article on Luxury London’s website   FROM CONTEMPORARY PORTRAITS TO PERSONAL COMMISSIONS, HERE’S WHAT TO EXPECT FROM THE ANNUAL EXHIBITION   (…) While ancient portraits are intriguing and can tell us volumes about those who came…

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RP ANTONY WILLIAMS | THE HERBERT SMITH FREEHILLS PORTRAIT AWARD SHORTLIST

Image: Antony Williams, ‘Jacqueline with Still Life’   Herbert Smith Freehills Portrait Award 2024       Full post on NPG’s website The Herbert Smith Freehills Portrait Award makes a welcome return to the National Portrait Gallery for 2024. The prestigious competition showcases the very best in contemporary portrait painting and is open to everyone aged…

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CRITICAL WRITING PRIZE 2024

Image: Valeriy Gridnev, ‘Child’   OUR CRITICAL WRITING PRIZE 2024 IS NOW OPEN FOR SUBMISSIONS!   HOW TO APPLY   “The RP is portrait painting central & it seemed really obvious to engage with people who are interested in and might like to write about portrait painting. We’re trying to encourage those with ideas and…

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De László | ENGELSBERG IDEAS

Image: De László, ‘Arthur Balfour’ Credit: The Print Collector / Alamy Stock Photo   De László’s portraits of society still matter The Hungarian-born Jewish painter Philip de László was fêted by pre-war social elites, but his flourishing career foundered upon an enduring antisemitism.   Full article on Engelsberg Ideas website On 8 March 2024, a…

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