The Portrait Now

The Portrait Now was a major international overview of contemporary portraiture held in 1993–1994 at the National Portrait Gallery in London. Among many others it included portraits by Michael Andrews, Frank Auerbach, Francis Bacon, Tony Bevan, Chuck Close, Jim Dine, Peter Edwards, Stephen Finer, Lucian Freud, David Hockney, Jeff Koons, Leon Kossoff, Alice Neel, Nam June Paik, Julian Schnabel and Andy Warhol.

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The Portrait Now - Subjects
... Varied subjects included self-portraits Koons, Beltrami, Neel, Penck, less known figures and some famous names Joseph Beuys by Warhol, Marlene Dietrich ...
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