BP Portrait Award 2013


02/11/2013 - 01/02/2014

Aberdeen Art Gallery is delighted once again to host the only Scottish showing of the BP Portrait Award, the prestigious international portrait painting competition.

One of the most popular exhibitions in the calendar it features 55 of the most outstanding and innovative new portraits from around the world. From informal and personal studies of friends and family to revealing paintings of famous faces, the exhibition presents a variety of styles and approaches to the contemporary painted portrait.

The featured works were selected from 1,969 entries from 77 different countries and include the winner of the £30,000 first prize winner, Susanne du Toit, plus the work of the BP Young Artist 2013, Owen Normand and the BP Travel Award 2012 winner, Carl Randall who visited Japan.

For the second year running the BP Portrait Award: Next Generation will give young local people aged 14-19 the opportunity to get creative through portraiture and connect with BP Portrait Award artists. Visit www.aagm.co.uk to find out more.

Exhibition organised by the National Portrait Gallery, London.

Supported by BP

BP Portrait Award 2013