New Portrait of the Princes William and Harry at National Portrait Gallery in London


LONDON.- A previously unseen portrait of Prince William and Prince Harry by Fergus Greer and a portrait of Tracey Emin by David Bailey will form part of a new display highlighting the photographs recently acquired by the National Portrait Gallery. Eighteen by Twelve: Recent Photographic Acquisitions from 7 February 2011 in Room 41a will show eighteen prints by twelve contemporary photographers, all on display for the first time at the Gallery. Every year the National Portrait Gallery acquires a diverse selection of photographic portraits which offer a visual reflection of contemporary British life and culture. The sitters in this display include recent portraits of popular scientist Brian Cox, poet Christopher Reid, actors Benedict Cumberbatch, Andy Serkis and Mackenzie Crook, and singer songwriter K T Tunstall. The display will also include comedienne Catherine Tate, contemporary singer M.I.A, Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy,