BP Portrait Award: 2011 by Alison Weir

BP Portrait Award: 2011 by Alison Weir

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Featuring works from an international list of artists, the BP Portrait Award presents the diverse range of styles in contemporary portraiture. Historian and novelist Alison Weir's essay explores what makes a good painted portrait, the reasons why portraits are painted and their appeal to writers past and present.

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The BP Portrait Award, now in its twenty-second year, is one of Britain's most prestigious art prizes, and is the leading showcase for artists throughout the world specialising in portraiture. Last year more than 200,000 people visited the exhibition,which is based on the competition open to all artists aged 18 and over from around the world. The catalogue features 60 works from an international list of artists, which together display a diverse range of styles and painterly techniques. It also includes a fascinating essay by bestselling historian and novelist Alison Weir and an illustrated article by the Travel Award winner Paul Beel. Beel describes the journey he undertook to Corfu to paint a large-scale polyptych of a nudist beach, which portrays the wide range of locals and tourists Beel encountered during a month-long stay on the island. Accompanies a National Portrait Gallery, London exhibition from 16 June-18 September 2011 and a UK tour from Autumn 2011.

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SKU GOR003179794
Title BP Portrait Award: 2011
Author By (author) Alison Weir
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher National Portrait Gallery Publications
Year Published 2011
Number of Pages 80
ISBN 10 1855144492
ISBN 13 9781855144491
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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The BP Portrait Award, now in its twenty-second year, is one of Britain's most prestigious art prizes, and is the leading showcase for artists throughout the world specialising in portraiture. Last year more than 200,000 people visited the exhibition,which is based on the competition open to all artists aged 18 and over from around the world. The catalogue features 60 works from an international list of artists, which together display a diverse range of styles and painterly techniques. It also includes a fascinating essay by bestselling historian and novelist Alison Weir and an illustrated article by the Travel Award winner Paul Beel. Beel describes the journey he undertook to Corfu to paint a large-scale polyptych of a nudist beach, which portrays the wide range of locals and tourists Beel encountered during a month-long stay on the island. Accompanies a National Portrait Gallery, London exhibition from 16 June-18 September 2011 and a UK tour from Autumn 2011.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR003179794
Title BP Portrait Award: 2011
Author By (author) Alison Weir
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher National Portrait Gallery Publications
Year Published 2011
Number of Pages 80
ISBN 10 1855144492
ISBN 13 9781855144491
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Ex Library No