Portraiture

What Did Anne Boleyn Really Look Like?

Susan Bordo | Posted 08.04.2014 | UK
Susan Bordo

What did Anne Boleyn look like? According to the distinguished historian Eric Ives, the Anne depicted on the reconstructed commemorative medal pictured below is "as close to the real Anne Boleyn as we shall ever be able to get."...

These 'Water Wigs' Portraits Will Blow Your Mind

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Professional photographer Tim Tadder has a unique slant on the traditional idea of a headwear - he uses balloons and a high-speed camera to create 'Wa...

Photos Taken With A Pencil

Posted 02.04.2013 | Home

At first glance these are just photographs of people you’ve seen in photographs a thousand time before. But in reality they’re the result of a ...

Changing Face Of South African Captured In New Art Show

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.11.2012 | Home

We've always been fans of artist Lionel Smit's bright, bold work, so we're pleased the South African artist has returned with a new exhibition in Lond...

The Same Old New Royal Portrait: Queen Liz Keeps the Best Pokerface in the Business

Martin Newman | Posted 30.11.2012 | Home
Martin Newman

Like Freud before Heimans, Annie Leibovitz with her dark photographic take, or the purpling rigamortis skin of Antony Williams' 1996 effort, this painting, like all before, fails to tell us anything meaningful about the monarch.

Seeing Double: Beautiful Photographs Play With Exposure

The Huffington Post UK | Alice E. Vincent | Posted 02.07.2012 | Home

Photography captures a moment, but what if you could capture more than that? Photographer Christoffer Relander does just that with his amazing dig...

Prince Philip 'Quite Nice' To Painter Of New Portrait

PA | Posted 29.06.2012 | Home

Jemma Phipps' portrait of the Duke A new portrait of the Duke of Edinburgh is going on display this week. Philip is depicted in his role as ...

Sitting Pretty: The National Portrait Gallery Announces This Year's Shortlist

Alice E. Vincent | Posted 05.04.2012 | Home

Tony Lewis, by Jamie Routley, is shortlisted in this year's BP Portrait Award The BP Portrait Award returns to London's National Portrait Galle...

Graham Coxon in Photo Self-Shoot Shocker

Tom Oldham | Posted 02.05.2012 | UK Entertainment
Tom Oldham

So for all the wonderful privileges that being the in-house photographer for The Fly magazine brings, the greatest challenge for me is constantly coming up with new ideas for shoots to best represent the huge array of fantastic musical artists the title constantly features.

Environmentally Friendly... Art?!

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 13.02.2012 | Home

Free range eggs – check. Fair trade bananas – check. Organic art – huh? That’s right, your efforts to help the planet have been trumped by ar...

London Street Art: An Unlikely Source of Inspiration

Sarah Marsh | Posted 19.03.2012 | Home
Sarah Marsh

A student from Mitcham is an unlikely source of inspiration for a world-renowned street artist but James Cochran - who has painted in London, Paris and New York - was so impressed by Javon Davies, a pupil from Richmond College he painted a mural of him in the East End.