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BP Portrait Award 2010, National Portrait Gallery

BP Portrait Award 2010, National Portrait Gallery

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Last month, the National Portrait Gallery unveiled a huge, new portrait of Anna Wintour. Painted by Alex Katz, the celebrated New York Pop portraitist, American Vogue’s scary editor-in-chief is shown with famous helmet bob intact, but minus her trademark dark glasses. The picture depicts Wintour, whose icy blue stare could run a chill through you (she's known as Nuclear Wintour), against a sunny yellow backdrop –  which looks like an attempt to raise the temperature of that icicle glare. You pass it as you enter this year’s BP Portrait Award.

The standard is exceptionally high. One is impressed by the meticulous craftsmanship and skill

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Yes. Very nice exhibition and best paintings for me is ,,Sentinel,, and ,,iDeath,,

I really like these paintings/portraits, I went to the national portrait gallery with my family and they loved it too. These paintings inspire me to paint my own versions!

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