Ken Currie: Unknown Man Scottish National Portrait Gallery – Clare Henry

Ken Currie, undoubtedly among the most significant painters of our time, is known for his dark side, his bleak, black pictures

26 May 2015

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Picasso and Lee Miller Explored In Scottish National Portrait Gallery Exhibition

The unique relationship between Pablo Picasso and the iconic photographer Lee Miller is explored in a stunning new exhibition at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery this summer. This fascinating relationship, between the greatest artist of the twentieth century and the beautiful model, who became a skilled and highly influential photographer, spanned 36 years, from their first […]

2 March 2013

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Edith Tudor-Hart: Scottish National Portrait Gallery Exhibition Opens

Work by the Bauhaus Trained Photographer Edith Tudor-Hart, one of the most extraordinary photographers in Britain during the 1930s and 1940s is the subject of a major new exhibition at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery. Based on extensive new research, Edith Tudor-Hart: In the Shadow of Tyranny, is the first full presentation of the Austrian-born […]

15 May 2012

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Best Gallery Of The Year Shortlist Overlooks Tracey Emin Turner Contemporary

The longlist for the Art Fund’s best new gallery prize has been whittled down to a shortlist of four – the Hepworth Wakefield, the newly refurbished Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Exeter’s Royal Albert Memorial Museum and Art Gallery, and the Watts Gallery in Surrey. All four will now compete for the honour of being named […]

29 November 2011

Scottish National Portrait Gallery Unveils New Face

  SNPG £17.6m restoration project breathes new life into prestigious collection ‘Ladies and Gentlemen, there are very many stories we would like to tell you this morning …’ And so the tour through the newly transformed Scottish National Portrait Gallery began – the first look at the ambitious £17.6m restoration project that has sought to […]