Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2019



ISBN: 9781855147577 Category:


This book provides a unique opportunity to see an inspiring range of portraits from contemporary photographers selected from thousands of submissions. The works included are not only about the sitters, but also reveal the outstanding skill of the photographers in capturing a moment in time and conveying something of the spirit of those photographed.

This year’s In Focus display will bethe fifthin the competition’s history, exhibiting new works by an internationally renowned photographer alongside the competition works selected for exhibition. A number of these new photographs are also reproduced in the catalogue, accompanying an interview about the photographer’slife and work.

Fully illustrated in colour throughout, the book also features all the selected entries with extended captions, comments and insights from the judges and interviews with the prize winners.

Additional information

Weight 470 g
Dimensions 22.2 x 28 cm
Publisher name National Portrait Gallery Publications
Publication date 7 January 2020
Number of pages 80
Format Paperback / softback
Dimensions 22.2 x 28 cm
Weight 470 g
Richard McClure is a freelance journalist.