TheBP Portrait Award, now in its thirty-firstyear, is one of Britain’s most prestigious art prizes, and is the leading showcase for artists throughout the world specialising in portraiture.
In 2018more than 270,000people visited the exhibitionbased on the competition open to all artists aged eighteen and over from around the world.
The cataloguepresentsaround forty-eight works from an international list of artists, which together display a diverse range of styles and painterly techniques.
Including an illustrated introductory essayby a well-known author, the catalogue alsofeatures an illustrated interview with the previous year’s Travel Award winner. It also features interviews with the 2020prizewinnersby Richard McClure, which give further insight into the artists behind the portraits.