Video: the 12 Hennessy Portrait Prize finalists

The prize, open to artists across all disciplines, celebrates the richness and diversity of portraiture.

The inaugural Hennessy Portrait Prize has been awarded to Nick Miller for his painting of the late Barrie Cooke, who died earlier this year. An exhibition of his winning work and that by the eleven other finalists chosen for the Hennessy Portrait Prize 2014 currently runs at the National Gallery of Ireland. Video: Bryan O'Brien

 

An exhibition of the 12 finalists in the Hennessy Portrait Prize is now on at the National Gallery in Dublin. On Tuesday November 11th one artist will be announced as the winner. The winning artist will get a prize of €15,000 and the opportunity to produce a portrait for the National Portrait Collection. For more information see www.nationalgallery.ie

Click image to open gallery of portraits

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