• Royal Society of Portrait Painters Annual Show - My works

    28 days ago - By Ilaria Rosselli Del Turco

    I am very happy to have two works selected for the RSPP show at Mall Galleries, London. I have been selected for a number of years and every time I am very grateful to the society for allowing me to be part of this beautiful show.
    The core of the show is made by members of the RSPP but every year about 100 pieces are selected from open submission. This year I have entered a painting and a monotype and they were both selected.
    I was very excited that the small monotype "Study for the Queen of Sheba" was chosen. Monotypes are a fairly recent endeavour of mine and although I have been showing...
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  • Catherine Goodman - Portraits from Life at the National Portrait Gallery London

    Catherine Goodman - Portraits from Life at the National Portrait Gallery London

    28 days ago - By Ilaria Rosselli Del Turco

    Right before the buzz of the BP Portrait Award the NPG has opened a new display featuring a series of portraits by Catherine Goodman , together with a a few of her drawings.
    Since Goodman won the BP Award in 2002 she has exhibited regularly with galleries such as Marlborough and Colnaghi. She has helped found the Prince of Wales Drawing School, in which she has retained the high profile role of artistic director (the person who keeps the focus on the "art" part of the institution).
    The show at the NPG is intense and emotional. The portraits are almost all close ups, the head bigger than...
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