Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2013

. September 13, 2013

Four photographers have been shortlisted for this year’s Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize, the major international photography award.

Man with Owl and Lucy by Deana Kolencikova, 2012 © Deana Kolencikova

Man with Owl and Lucy by Deana Kolencikova, 2012 © Deana Kolencikova


Firmly established as the leading showcase for new talent in portrait photography, the £12,000 prize is sponsored for the sixth time by international law firm Taylor Wessing. The exhibition will run from 14 November 2013 – 9 February 2014 at the National Portrait Gallery, London.

The Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2013 at the National Portrait Gallery will showcase the work of some of the most talented emerging young photographers, alongside that of established professionals, photography students and gifted amateurs. Selected anonymously from an open competition, the diversity of styles reflects the international mix of entrants as well as the range of approaches to the portrait genre, encompassing editorial, advertising and fine art images. The judges have selected 60 portraits for the exhibition from 5,410 submissions entered by 2,435 photographers, an increase of 85 entries on last year.

National Portrait Gallery, St Martin’s Place, London, WC2H 0HE. Opening hours Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday: 10am – 6pm (Gallery closure commences at 5.50pm) Late Opening: Thursday, Friday: 10am – 9pm (Gallery closure commences at 8.50pm) Nearest Underground: Leicester Square/Charing Cross Recorded information: 020 7312 2463 General information: 020 7306 0055 Website: www.npg.org.uk

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