Entry is now open for the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2021. Open to all, it is the leading international competition, and celebrates and promotes the very best in contemporary portrait photography.
This year the exhibition will take place at the new arts hub Cromwell Place, London, from November 10, 2021 – January 2, 2022, while the National Portrait Gallery building in St Martin’s Place is closed until 2023 for major redevelopment works.
This year’s prize will displayed as a virtual exhibition on the National Portrait Gallery’s website, in order to reach a wide international audience and ensure that the competition is able to continue as planned during the current Coronavirus pandemic. To ensure the safety of panel members and Gallery staff, judging for the 2020 competition will be completed digitally.
Applications must be received in advance by 5pm on June 8, 2021.