600 years of portraiture on show at the National Portrait Gallery in 2024

National Portrait gallery exhibitions 2024
Anne Boleyn, 1999 - from a series of photographs of waxwork figures of Henry VIII and his wives, by Hiroshi Sugimoto (Image credit: © Hiroshi Sugimoto)

The National Portrait Gallery in London, England, is one of the most respected art institutions in the world, showcasing portraits across all artistic mediums. 

The newly announced exhibitions scheduled throughout 2024 will span 6 centuries of portraiture, from the Tudor period to the present day. Included are displays exploring the lives of Henry VIII's wives, while the Taylor Wessing Portrait Prize will return for its 17th year. 

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Kalum Carter
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Kalum Carter is a photographer, photo editor and writer based in the UK, and for almost a decade he has worked with brands and publications to create, edit, and sequence imagery. Having recently graduated with a Master's Degree in Photography from the University of the West of England (UWE), Kalum joined Digital Camera World as a Staff Writer, covering news, reviews, and his biggest passion – photography books! 

Kalum's photography has been published and exhibited around the world, and he continues to photograph on a project-by-project basis. He is currently working on a personal project capturing the people and landscape of Gower, South Wales. Currently untitled, this body of work will be exhibited for the National Trust later this year.