Across the road from the National Gallery is the very popular National Portrait Gallery. Because it is smaller and more intimate than its huge concrete block neighbour, in many ways it is more popular than the Nation al Gallery Of Art.
Currently on show there are two very interesting exhibitions; the National Photographic Portrait Prize exhibition and the Darling Portrait Prize exhibition.
In the photographic prize exhibition the winner was awarded $50,000 in prizes. The highly commended received a ColorEdge monitor and the Art Handler’s award received $2000. A People’s Choice Award will be announced on May 1. Continue reading PORTRAIT AWARDS ANNOUNCED AT CANBERRA’S NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY