Blog Posts - National Portrait Gallery


JFK+50:  Volume 6, No. 1984A VISIT TO THE NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERYWashington, D.C. (JFK+50) JFK+50 had the opportunity to visit the National Portrait Gallery* here in the Nation's Capital for the first time a week ago today.The Gallery, lo...
by JFK+50 on Jun 18, 2016


JFK+50:  Volume 6, No. 197950TH ANNIVERSARY OF SUPREME COURT'S MIRANDA DECISIONWashington, D.C. (JFK+50) Fifty years ago today, June 13, 1966 the Supreme Court of the United States handed down its decision in Miranda v. Arizona &n...
by JFK+50 on Jun 13, 2016

Audrey Hepburn: Portraits of an Icon

I’ve been an Audrey Hepburn fan for as long as I can remember. My daughter and my niece share this love of all things Audrey so when my niece pointed out that the exhibit Audrey Hepburn: Portraits of an Icon would be at the National Portrait Galler...
by Creative Cynchronicity on Nov 12, 2015

London Weekend – 3rd-6th July 2015

I had been looking forward to this trip down to London for months and months now. I managed to get a ticket for AC/DC at Wembley Stadium so decided it was best to head down on the Friday and make a full weekend out of it. Plus then managing to fit in...
by Lets Go To The Movies on Jul 6, 2015

A Magical Day at Beningbrough Hall in York

Although I was born in Leeds and we've now lived in Leeds for nearly 4 years after many years in London, we are still discovering new happy-making places in this beautiful part of the world for all the family.
by Honest Mum on Jan 9, 2015

British TV is learning to love the arts but it can love them too much | Mark Lawson

TV's new passion for the arts should be good news for culture enthusiasts. But are critical voices being drowned out by applause?In the history of television, the areas of British life that have most regularly complained about the lack and, in r...
by Jurnal Hidup | Journal of Life on Apr 18, 2014

Let Your Soul Stand Cool and Composed

From the National Portrait Gallery in Washington comes an exhibition on one of my favorite subjects: the cool. “American Cool” offers up its representative icons of cool in portraits by renowned photographers, such as Avedon, Arbus, and...
by the sad red earth on Mar 24, 2014

Achievement: New Photographs 2011-2013

Don’t forget to swing by the National Portrait Gallery to take a look at the  Achievement: New Photographs 2011-2013 collection displaying portraits of Sam Mendes and Michael Gregg Wilson from our international photographers Anderson & L...
by RedD Forum on Dec 13, 2013

Interview with Anderson & Low

Anderson and Low have had an extraordinary journey since starting their collaboration as artists in 1990. Now exhibited worldwide, their …Continue reading »...
by RedD Forum on Aug 14, 2013


Reblogged from running metaphors: Self portrait piece for the National Portrait Gallery, by Denia Kazakou. Facing East. 2012 Olympic and …Continue reading »...
by RedD Forum on Jun 26, 2013

Anderson & Low

Jonathan Anderson and Edwin Low have been collaborating as “Anderson & Low” since 1990, after the Royal Academy of Arts …Continue reading »...
by RedD Forum on Feb 6, 2013

Video: Duchess of Cambridge previews her portrait at National Portrait Gallery; artist gives his thoughts

National Portrait Gallery The Duchess of Cambridge’s first official portrait, by Glasgow-born artist Paul Emsley, has met with praise from the subject, who called it ‘amazing—I thought it was brilliant.’ Art critics, however, have...
by Lucire Insider on Jan 11, 2013

Kate Middleton Visits National Portrait Gallery With Statement Necklace On (PHOTOS GALLERY)

Kate Middleton Visits National Portrait Gallery With Statement Necklace On (PHOTOS GALLERY)Kate Middleton's 2012 Outfits StyleKate Middleton's 2012 Outfits StyleKate Middleton's 2012 Outfits StyleKate Middleton's 2012 Outfits StyleKate Middleton...
by Valentino Garavani on Jul 22, 2012

London Galleries- Discover the City of the Past

A holiday package to London would be incomplete without a historical tour throughout the city. London, the place where the royalty resides and harbours stories from the past that await being retold with as much pride and regal as in the past. London...
by Best Travel Deals on May 17, 2012

A Big Day Out

How much of London can you see in a single day? Armed with a London Pass and the very best intentions to get out of bed early, the boy and...
by Travels with a Nine Year Old on Feb 22, 2012

Kate Duchess of Cambridge flies solo in grey Jesiré coat dress

Keywords:  Kate, Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge With William away in the Falklands on a six week posting, Kate flew solo at her first official...
by Kates Wardrobe on Feb 8, 2012


THE NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY-LONDON Tuesday 31st January Follow this link for the National Portrait Gallery website and more information: This exhibition was in relation to my "...
by Insightful Perce on Feb 7, 2012

Washington Spy Tourism: The Security of the Slum

When I was first hired as a spy, I didn’t know where our secret Headquarters was located. (Imagine that: a secret Headquarters which really is secret.) Fortunately, I had a mentor who walked me there. “You know, Reggie,” he said as we walked th...
by on Jul 30, 2011

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