BP Portrait Award 2017

Saturday, March 24, 2018 to Sunday, June 10, 2018

The BP Portrait Award 2017  showcases outstanding and innovative new portraits from around the world. From informal and personal studies of friends and family to revealing images of famous faces, the exhibition features a variety of styles and approaches to the contemporary painted portrait.

The works on display include the winner of the £30,000 first prize, Breech! by Benjamin Sullivan.  

This is an absolute must see exhibition.

Image shown: Jessica by Laura Quinn Harris, 2017 (c) Laura Quinn Harris

 

 

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Did you know?

Sunderland is home of the National Glass Centre - the only UK centre celebrating the history of glass making and providing a world focus for glass. The centre reopened in 2013 after undergoing a major refurbishment.

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