The Portrait Now

The Portrait Now
Library Shelf Location 06.PORT
Publication Date 2006

The Portrait Now presents over ninety of the best contemporary portraits from across the world, including the most recent work of internationally acclaimed artists. Focusing on works from the early years of the new millennium, this book highlights the continuing appeal of representing the human face. Drawing upon works in all media, The Portrait Now explores the latest developments in painting, sculpture, video art and photography, and highlights the changes that are occurring in the artistic presentation of the human form, demonstrating the inventiveness of the genre. Each portrait is accompanied by an insightful caption and biography of the artist.

ISBN 1855143585
Quantity 1
Pages 160 pages, with over 90 illustrations
Authors Sarah Howgate, Sandy Nairne
Format Paperback
Publisher National Portrait Gallery, London
Category Art by Subject
Keyword Portraits
Related Event Travelling Library Collection (Portraits, suitable for Primary)
Language English

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