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Evening Standard
British Museum celebrates 200 years of Elgin Marbles acquisitionPissarro, Manet, Sargent, Kandinsky, Van Gogh, Matisse, Klimt and Klee. Claude
British Museum celebrates 200 years of Elgin Marbles acquisition
Evening Standard / Posted an hour ago
Pissarro, Manet, Sargent, Kandinsky, Van Gogh, Matisse, Klimt and Klee. Claude Monet, Water Lilies, 1914-15/Royal Academy National Portrait Gallery, February 11 – May 22 Iconic magazine Vogue will be showcasing the best of its British publication... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Masterpieces worth millions replaced by forgeries at galleries for new TV seriesto see if the visiting public can spot the impostors among the collections. Gi
Masterpieces worth millions replaced by forgeries at galleries for new TV series
Irish Examiner / Posted 5 hours ago
to see if the visiting public can spot the impostors among the collections. Giles Coren (Doug Peters/PA) At the Scottish National Portrait Gallery in Edinburgh, a fake will be hidden in The Art Of The Stuart Courts collection, while an impostor... Read more
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The Morning Call
How popular was Babe Ruth in his day?to do this summer? If you like sports, baseball and history, you should check
How popular was Babe Ruth in his day?
The Morning Call / Posted 18 hours ago
to do this summer? If you like sports, baseball and history, you should check out the "One Life: Babe Ruth" exhibit at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C. The exhibit features more than 30 images that tell the amazing story of the... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
How popular was Babe Ruth in his day?to do this summer? If you like sports, baseball and history, you should check
How popular was Babe Ruth in his day?
Baltimore Sun / Posted 18 hours ago
to do this summer? If you like sports, baseball and history, you should check out the "One Life: Babe Ruth" exhibit at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C. The exhibit features more than 30 images that tell the amazing story of the... Read more
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Evening Standard
Brown's London Art Weekend: Arts lovers can explore behind the scenesPissarro, Manet, Sargent, Kandinsky, Van Gogh, Matisse, Klimt and Klee. Claude
Brown's London Art Weekend: Arts lovers can explore behind the scenes
Evening Standard / Posted 18 hours ago
Pissarro, Manet, Sargent, Kandinsky, Van Gogh, Matisse, Klimt and Klee. Claude Monet, Water Lilies, 1914-15/Royal Academy National Portrait Gallery, February 11 – May 22 Iconic magazine Vogue will be showcasing the best of its British publication... Read more
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Evening Standard
National Gallery's major new show looks at Michelangelo's relationshipPissarro, Manet, Sargent, Kandinsky, Van Gogh, Matisse, Klimt and Klee. Claude
National Gallery's major new show looks at Michelangelo's relationship
Evening Standard / Posted yesterday
Pissarro, Manet, Sargent, Kandinsky, Van Gogh, Matisse, Klimt and Klee. Claude Monet, Water Lilies, 1914-15/Royal Academy National Portrait Gallery, February 11 – May 22 Iconic magazine Vogue will be showcasing the best of its British publication... Read more
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Evening Standard
The Ethics of Dust: Profoundly poetic testament to everyday lifePissarro, Manet, Sargent, Kandinsky, Van Gogh, Matisse, Klimt and Klee. Claude
The Ethics of Dust: Profoundly poetic testament to everyday life
Evening Standard / Posted yesterday
Pissarro, Manet, Sargent, Kandinsky, Van Gogh, Matisse, Klimt and Klee. Claude Monet, Water Lilies, 1914-15/Royal Academy National Portrait Gallery, February 11 – May 22 Iconic magazine Vogue will be showcasing the best of its British publication... Read more
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WA Today
Federal Election 2016: Arts report card - We rate the pollies' policiesSupport the removal of efficiency dividends for national cultural institutions
Federal Election 2016: Arts report card - We rate the pollies' policies
WA Today / Posted yesterday
Support the removal of efficiency dividends for national cultural institutions including the National Gallery and the National Portrait Gallery. 9. Support the future funding of Trove, the National Library's online database. 10. Have a... Read more
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Canberra Times
Federal Election 2016: Arts report card - We rate the pollies' policiesSupport the removal of efficiency dividends for national cultural institutions
Federal Election 2016: Arts report card - We rate the pollies' policies
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
Support the removal of efficiency dividends for national cultural institutions including the National Gallery and the National Portrait Gallery. 9. Support the future funding of Trove, the National Library's online database. 10. Have a... Read more
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Canberra Times
Painting with the brain: What it's like to have an artist explore your brainwavescreating art with her brainwaves. Photo: Karleen Minney Digital artist George
Painting with the brain: What it's like to have an artist explore your brainwaves
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
creating art with her brainwaves. Photo: Karleen Minney Digital artist George Khut has just started a residency at the National Portrait Gallery, using the brainwaves of members of the public to create art. Titled Behind Your Eyes, Between... Read more
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The Age
Federal Election 2016: Arts report card - We rate the pollies' policiesSupport the removal of efficiency dividends for national cultural institutions
Federal Election 2016: Arts report card - We rate the pollies' policies
The Age / Posted yesterday
Support the removal of efficiency dividends for national cultural institutions including the National Gallery and the National Portrait Gallery. 9. Support the future funding of Trove, the National Library's online database. 10. Have a... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Federal Election 2016: Arts report card - We rate the pollies' policiesSupport the removal of efficiency dividends for national cultural institutions
Federal Election 2016: Arts report card - We rate the pollies' policies
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
Support the removal of efficiency dividends for national cultural institutions including the National Gallery and the National Portrait Gallery. 9. Support the future funding of Trove, the National Library's online database. 10. Have a... Read more
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Canberra Times
Canberra July 2016 school holidays guide: what to do with the kids this winter7.40pm. From $10.20. Children from 4 to 8 years will get to explore portraits
Canberra July 2016 school holidays guide: what to do with the kids this winter
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
7.40pm. From $10.20. Children from 4 to 8 years will get to explore portraits through drawing and creative activity at the National Portrait Gallery. All children must be accompanied by a participating adult. Bookings essential. Daily, July 2-17,... Read more
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Evening Standard
Hundreds of years of dirt and dust transformed into work of artPissarro, Manet, Sargent, Kandinsky, Van Gogh, Matisse, Klimt and Klee. Claude
Hundreds of years of dirt and dust transformed into work of art
Evening Standard / Posted 2 days ago
Pissarro, Manet, Sargent, Kandinsky, Van Gogh, Matisse, Klimt and Klee. Claude Monet, Water Lilies, 1914-15/Royal Academy National Portrait Gallery, February 11 – May 22 Iconic magazine Vogue will be showcasing the best of its British publication... Read more
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Londonist
Why The BP Portrait Award Needs To Be Shaken UpThe overall winner by Clara Drummond left us rather underwhelmed. Copyright the
Why The BP Portrait Award Needs To Be Shaken Up
Londonist / Posted 3 days ago
The overall winner by Clara Drummond left us rather underwhelmed. Copyright the artist. The BP portrait award at the National Portrait Gallery is an annual exhibition that pulls together portrait artists from around the world. It's a popular show... Read more
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Evening Standard
David Hockney's unknowable new show is both exciting and flatfamous work, but a beautiful example from a beautiful painting nevertheless. 1
David Hockney's unknowable new show is both exciting and flat
Evening Standard / Posted 3 days ago
famous work, but a beautiful example from a beautiful painting nevertheless. 12/18 Jane Austen, Cassandra Austen, c.1810 National Portrait Gallery, WC2H, npg.org.ukThis painting of the famous English novelist was done by her elder sister... Read more
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Evening Standard
Keep Calm and Carry On rare original print on sale for over £20,000Pissarro, Manet, Sargent, Kandinsky, Van Gogh, Matisse, Klimt and Klee. Claude
Keep Calm and Carry On rare original print on sale for over £20,000
Evening Standard / Posted 3 days ago
Pissarro, Manet, Sargent, Kandinsky, Van Gogh, Matisse, Klimt and Klee. Claude Monet, Water Lilies, 1914-15/Royal Academy National Portrait Gallery, February 11 – May 22 Iconic magazine Vogue will be showcasing the best of its British publication... Read more
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Evening Standard
Soho's eclectic identity celebrated in show by Madonna's set builderslast especially long, but you can’t have everything. If you’re in the area, giv
Soho's eclectic identity celebrated in show by Madonna's set builders
Evening Standard / Posted 3 days ago
last especially long, but you can’t have everything. If you’re in the area, give it a go. 28/50 Learn something at a National Portrait Gallery lecture National Portrait Gallery, St. Martin's Pl, WC2H 0HE, npg.org.ukThe National Portrait... Read more
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Evening Standard
Painter Daphne Todd's portait of chief medical offer is a spectacleofficer Dame Sally Davies, by painting three sets of glasses into her portrait.
Painter Daphne Todd's portait of chief medical offer is a spectacle
Evening Standard / Posted 3 days ago
officer Dame Sally Davies, by painting three sets of glasses into her portrait. She said the work, being unveiled at the National Portrait Gallery today, was an attempt to represent Dame Sally’s different expressions while she sat for the... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Frank Moorhouse's plea to stop the cultural dumbing downby $254m); Screen Australia ($38 million); not to forget the National Library,
Frank Moorhouse's plea to stop the cultural dumbing down
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 4 days ago
by $254m); Screen Australia ($38 million); not to forget the National Library, the National Museum, the National Gallery, National Portrait Gallery, the Museum of Australian Democracy, and the National Film and Sound Archive, all of which have... Read more
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Evening Standard
RCA invites Londoners to hide in a box or hole up in a wallfamous work, but a beautiful example from a beautiful painting nevertheless. 1
RCA invites Londoners to hide in a box or hole up in a wall
Evening Standard / Posted 8 days ago
famous work, but a beautiful example from a beautiful painting nevertheless. 12/18 Jane Austen, Cassandra Austen, c.1810 National Portrait Gallery, WC2H, npg.org.ukThis painting of the famous English novelist was done by her elder sister... Read more
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Evening Standard
Meet the people living in London for freelast especially long, but you can’t have everything. If you’re in the area, giv
Meet the people living in London for free
Evening Standard / Posted 8 days ago
last especially long, but you can’t have everything. If you’re in the area, give it a go. 28/50 Learn something at a National Portrait Gallery lecture National Portrait Gallery, St. Martin's Pl, WC2H 0HE, npg.org.ukThe National Portrait... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Kate Middleton Recycles Stunning Jenny Packham Gown for Gala Dinnerbrunette locks down. WATCH: Kate Middleton Looks Truly Badass During Her Saili
Kate Middleton Recycles Stunning Jenny Packham Gown for Gala Dinner
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 8 days ago
brunette locks down. WATCH: Kate Middleton Looks Truly Badass During Her Sailing Excursion Kate is known for recycling gowns and closet staples. In 2013 and 2014 she repeated a navy gown, also by Jenny Packham, at the National Portrait Gallery Ga... Read more
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Londonist
Things To Do Today In London: Thursday 23 June 2016Done that? OK, now move onto the rest of today's fun: BP PORTRAIT AWARD:The BP
Things To Do Today In London: Thursday 23 June 2016
Londonist / Posted 8 days ago
Done that? OK, now move onto the rest of today's fun: BP PORTRAIT AWARD:The BP Portrait Award 2016 exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery opens today, featuring portraits painted by artists from all over the world. Free, just turn up, 23... Read more
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Evening Standard
Walks recall the Somme 100 years onlast especially long, but you can’t have everything. If you’re in the area, giv
Walks recall the Somme 100 years on
Evening Standard / Posted 8 days ago
last especially long, but you can’t have everything. If you’re in the area, give it a go. 28/50 Learn something at a National Portrait Gallery lecture National Portrait Gallery, St. Martin's Pl, WC2H 0HE, npg.org.ukThe National Portrait... Read more
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Canberra Times
Canberra Weekender: What's on in Canberra June 24-26PG) focuses on the Australian painter as he reflects on his life's work and the
Canberra Weekender: What's on in Canberra June 24-26
Canberra Times / Posted 8 days ago
PG) focuses on the Australian painter as he reflects on his life's work and the influences that helped create it. Free. National Portrait Gallery. Bookings not required. 6pm A STRANGE EVENTFUL HISTORY A selection of Shakespeare settings by... Read more
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Evening Standard
Picasso bought for £340,000 sells for £43mfamous work, but a beautiful example from a beautiful painting nevertheless. 1
Picasso bought for £340,000 sells for £43m
Evening Standard / Posted 9 days ago
famous work, but a beautiful example from a beautiful painting nevertheless. 12/18 Jane Austen, Cassandra Austen, c.1810 National Portrait Gallery, WC2H, npg.org.ukThis painting of the famous English novelist was done by her elder sister... Read more
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Evening Standard
Painters' Paintings, exhibition review: A glimpse into hero worshipfamous work, but a beautiful example from a beautiful painting nevertheless. 1
Painters' Paintings, exhibition review: A glimpse into hero worship
Evening Standard / Posted 9 days ago
famous work, but a beautiful example from a beautiful painting nevertheless. 12/18 Jane Austen, Cassandra Austen, c.1810 National Portrait Gallery, WC2H, npg.org.ukThis painting of the famous English novelist was done by her elder sister... Read more
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News.com.au
Why we should all travel the world while we still have timewatching busy commuters and tourists hurry by, and discovered my favourite plac
Why we should all travel the world while we still have time
News.com.au / Posted 9 days ago
watching busy commuters and tourists hurry by, and discovered my favourite place on earth to whittle away the hours — the National Portrait Gallery. I lined up for cheap tickets to West End shows and ate way too many super club sandwiches from... Read more
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Gazette News
Tiny sketch portrait of the Queen sells for record-breaking £24,000 at auctionfrom sittings which took place at Buckingham Palace between 1989 and 1991. The
Tiny sketch portrait of the Queen sells for record-breaking £24,000 at auction
Gazette News / Posted 9 days ago
from sittings which took place at Buckingham Palace between 1989 and 1991. The completed portrait was unveiled at the National Portrait Gallery in London before being presented to Colchester Council. It still hangs in the Moot Hall. James... Read more
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Bolton News
Photography student in the frame at prestigious Royal Academy of Arts exhibitionLondon again on Saturday with my partner and little girl. I’m so excited for th
Photography student in the frame at prestigious Royal Academy of Arts exhibition
Bolton News / Posted 9 days ago
London again on Saturday with my partner and little girl. I’m so excited for them to see it.” He also entered work into a National Portrait Gallery competition, and was selected for the Portrait Salon exhibited in London and Tokyo with a portrait... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Third time lucky for BP Portrait Prize winnershe has finally been awarded the top prize, of £30,000 and a commission worth £
Third time lucky for BP Portrait Prize winner
Daily Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
she has finally been awarded the top prize, of £30,000 and a commission worth £5,000. The portrait is on display at the National Portrait Gallery from Thursday, along with the BP Portrait Award 2016 selection. Judges, including NPG director... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Queensland’s most inspirationalserving as chairman of the University of the Sunshine Coast Foundation for a nu
Queensland’s most inspirational
The Courier Mail / Posted 10 days ago
serving as chairman of the University of the Sunshine Coast Foundation for a number of years and has been involved with National Portrait Gallery and Queensalnd Art Gallery Foundation among other arts institutions.Tony Fitzgerald A QC since... Read more
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New Kerala
Bourne and Shepherd clicks shut the era of photo studio - newkerala.com #79218has to come from the central government or state government," added Gandhi. Th
Bourne and Shepherd clicks shut the era of photo studio - newkerala.com #79218
New Kerala / Posted 11 days ago
has to come from the central government or state government," added Gandhi. The Cambridge University Library, the National Portrait Gallery, the National Geographic Society's Image Collection and the Smithsonian Institution house some of... Read more
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Evening Standard
Social media increasingly influencing art market, says new reportfamous work, but a beautiful example from a beautiful painting nevertheless. 1
Social media increasingly influencing art market, says new report
Evening Standard / Posted 11 days ago
famous work, but a beautiful example from a beautiful painting nevertheless. 12/18 Jane Austen, Cassandra Austen, c.1810 National Portrait Gallery, WC2H, npg.org.ukThis painting of the famous English novelist was done by her elder sister... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Zimbabwean Art On the Global Arenathis network, as partnerships with the Tate Modern, the New National Museum of
Zimbabwean Art On the Global Arena
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
this network, as partnerships with the Tate Modern, the New National Museum of Monaco, the University of Oldenburg, the National Portrait Gallery and Makerere University to name a few. Exchange opportunities would thus exit the circles of... Read more
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The Hindu
Oldest running photo studio in the world shuts down in Kolkataera, some of the most precious works of the studio now grace the walls of the S
Oldest running photo studio in the world shuts down in Kolkata
The Hindu / Posted 11 days ago
era, some of the most precious works of the studio now grace the walls of the Smithsonian group of museums in Washington, National Portrait Gallery in London, Cambridge University Library and National Geographic Society. Bourne and Shepherd were... Read more
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The Hindu
One of world’s oldest photo studios in Kolkata shuts downera, some of the most precious works of the studio now grace the walls of the S
One of world’s oldest photo studios in Kolkata shuts down
The Hindu / Posted 12 days ago
era, some of the most precious works of the studio now grace the walls of the Smithsonian group of museums in Washington, National Portrait Gallery in London, Cambridge University Library and National Geographic Society. Bourne and Shepherd were... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Saturday's TV Highlight and Weekend Talk: 'Mother, May I Sleep With Danger?' on LifetimeOrlando mass shooting: Atty. Gen. Loretta Lynch; 2016 presidential election: Tr
Saturday's TV Highlight and Weekend Talk: 'Mother, May I Sleep With Danger?' on Lifetime
Los Angeles Times / Posted 13 days ago
Orlando mass shooting: Atty. Gen. Loretta Lynch; 2016 presidential election: Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski; National Portrait Gallery director Kim Sajet. (N) 7 a.m. KTTV, 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Fox News Channel Fareed Zakaria GPS U.S.... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Pulse nightclub shooting: Exploring the coverageCorey Lewandowski talk to "Fox News Sunday" at 10 a.m. on WOFL-Channel 35. The
Pulse nightclub shooting: Exploring the coverage
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 13 days ago
Corey Lewandowski talk to "Fox News Sunday" at 10 a.m. on WOFL-Channel 35. The program salutes Kim Sajet, director of the National Portrait Gallery. The panel will be Brit Hume, Juan Williams, George Will and Amy Walter of The Cook Political... Read more
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Evening Standard
London Art Week: Ancient Greek gold and Picasso sketches on displayfamous work, but a beautiful example from a beautiful painting nevertheless. 1
London Art Week: Ancient Greek gold and Picasso sketches on display
Evening Standard / Posted 13 days ago
famous work, but a beautiful example from a beautiful painting nevertheless. 12/18 Jane Austen, Cassandra Austen, c.1810 National Portrait Gallery, WC2H, npg.org.ukThis painting of the famous English novelist was done by her elder sister... Read more
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Evening Standard
Campaigners launch London History Daylast especially long, but you can’t have everything. If you’re in the area, giv
Campaigners launch London History Day
Evening Standard / Posted 14 days ago
last especially long, but you can’t have everything. If you’re in the area, give it a go. 28/50 Learn something at a National Portrait Gallery lecture National Portrait Gallery, St. Martin's Pl, WC2H 0HE, npg.org.ukThe National Portrait... Read more
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Gazette News
Striking Queen portrait expected to fetch hundreds at auctionwas painted from sittings at Buckingham Palace between 1989 and 1991, before a
Striking Queen portrait expected to fetch hundreds at auction
Gazette News / Posted 14 days ago
was painted from sittings at Buckingham Palace between 1989 and 1991, before a larger finished portrait was unveiled at the National Portrait Gallery. While the final portrait was gifted to Colchester Council by West Bergholt artist Mr Stone in... Read more
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Daily Mail
Mario Testino says photographing nudes is similar to snapping ROYALSinspires me, and which I apply to my work in different ways.' Mario Testino (p
Mario Testino says photographing nudes is similar to snapping ROYALS
Daily Mail / Posted 14 days ago
inspires me, and which I apply to my work in different ways.' Mario Testino (pictured at the Vogue 100 exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery in February) has told Vanity Fair why photographing royals and nudes is similar Most recently... Read more
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Evening Standard
The ultimate guide to London's bars and restaurantschests out. The restaurant looks out over the city, including the ever-popular
The ultimate guide to London's bars and restaurants
Evening Standard / Posted 15 days ago
chests out. The restaurant looks out over the city, including the ever-popular Gherkin 15/20 Portrait Restaurant at the National Portrait Gallery National Portrait Gallery, St. Martin's Pl, WC2H 0HE Pretending to know about paintings is hungry... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Off the Wirerun to the World Series title. Kansas City recalled left-hander BrianFlynn to t
Off the Wire
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
run to the World Series title. Kansas City recalled left-hander BrianFlynn to take his roster spot. • The Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery in Washington is opening an exhibition on baseball great BabeRuth. The Smithsonian said "One Life:... Read more
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Computer World Australia
Labor promises to fund TroveGovernment has stripped $37 million from our national institutions, including t
Labor promises to fund Trove
Computer World Australia / Posted 15 days ago
Government has stripped $37 million from our national institutions, including the National Library, National Gallery, National Portrait Gallery and the National Archives of Australia,” said a statement released by shadow arts minister Mark... Read more
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Salon.com
National Portrait Gallery opening Babe Ruth exhibitWASHINGTON (AP) — The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery is opening an exh
National Portrait Gallery opening Babe Ruth exhibit
Salon.com / Posted 16 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery is opening an exhibition on baseball great Babe Ruth. The Smithsonian says “One Life: Babe Ruth” will open on June 24 and run through May 21, 2017. The Smithsonian says the exhibit will... Read more
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NBC Washington
National Portrait Gallery Opening Babe Ruth ExhibitThe Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery is opening an exhibition on basebal
National Portrait Gallery Opening Babe Ruth Exhibit
NBC Washington / Posted 16 days ago
The Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery is opening an exhibition on baseball great Babe Ruth. The Smithsonian says "One Life: Babe Ruth'' will open on June 24 and run through May 21, 2017. The Smithsonian says the exhibit will include more than... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Lucian Freud's childhood drawings go on show for first timeart, but you are not going to look at it and think he would grow up to be a gen
Lucian Freud's childhood drawings go on show for first time
Daily Telegraph / Posted 17 days ago
art, but you are not going to look at it and think he would grow up to be a genius.” Sarah Howgate, curator at the National Portrait Gallery, said: “This exciting and extensive body of valuable material will greatly expand our holdings of... Read more
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