Firstsite: BP Portrait Awards


8 April – 18 June 2017  

Firstsite is delighted to announce it will be exhibiting the finalists and winners of the BP Portrait Award 2016. Now in its thirty-seventh year, the competition is truly international, attracting 2,557 entries by artists from 80 countries around the world, and offering a £30,000 prize to the winner.  

Pictured above: Florian Pugnaire and David Raffini, Expanded Crash (Show Me), 2016, OPel GT 1970, 390 x 200 cm

For images and more information please contact:
Mark Inglefield,, + 44 (0) 20 73 88 09 97


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