Wednesday, 10 November 2010

Huntress Wins

David Chancellor wins the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2010 with his magnificent portrait Huntress With Buck, which shows a teenager from Alabama on her first hunting trip to South Africa. Shades of Diana, Goddess of the Hunt. Below is Clare Shilland's photo Merel, a beautifully natural portrait, which won the ELLE Commission. CLICK to see a BBC slide show of the top 5 photos. The exhibition opens tomorrow at the National Portrait Gallery in London and continues until 20 February 2011 (title link).


At 11/11/10, Blogger between-the-lines said...

And the name of the photogenic huntress? Most apt.

I note also that third prize went to Jeffrey Stockbridge's 'Tic Tac and Tootsie' a portrait of two girls very much on the other, less enjoyable, end of America's plutocracy from the fortunate Ms Slaughter.

At 11/11/10, Blogger Coxsoft Art said...

Yes, 2 prostitutes and a fat teenager were runners up. The two I posted are gobsmacking in completely different ways.

At 12/11/10, Blogger between-the-lines said...

No doubt about that.


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