Martin Parr — Only Human

Address:
National Portrait Gallery, St. Martin’s Place (just off Trafalgar Square), London
Tel:
0207 306 0055

Dates and ticket price

Dates & Time:
7th March to 27th May 2019
10 AM to 6 PM (Mon-Thu, Sat-Sun); 10 AM to 9 PM (Fri)
Tickets & Cost:
£18. See npg.org.ukk

Getting to National Portrait Gallery

Driving:
Petrol stations and car parks near National Portrait Gallery
Taxis:
Taxi companies near National Portrait Gallery
Buses:
3, 6, 9, 11, 13, 15, 23, 24, 87, 91, 139, 176 – London bus tickets
Trains:
Charing Cross BKL NRN, Covent Garden PCL, Embankment BKL CRC DSC NRN, Leicester Square NRN PCL, Piccadilly Circus BKL PCL
The closest station to National Portrait Gallery is Charing Cross
Find the best route from Earl’s Court, Euston, King’s Cross, Liverpool Street, London Bridge, Marylebone, Paddington, Victoria, Waterloo or any another train station:
Train journey to National Portrait Gallery
London train prices · Oyster prices · Travelcard prices · Contactless prices
Hotels:
Hotels near National Portrait Gallery

Only Human is a a major new exhibition by Martin Parr that brings together many of his best known photographs, alongside some brand-new works that have never been exhibited before.

The overriding theme of the collection is 'people', and it includes everything from posed portraits to Parr's own observations of Britishness, revealing what he thinks of today's social climate in the aftermath of the Brexit referendum.

 

> Talk about this event

> Craig’s review of National Portrait Gallery – “If you're coming to London for a week then you have to find time for at least one art gallery. You can't just do fun stuff for seven days, that's not allowed. Art gallery first, then fun. Do your homework first, then you can watch some telly later. This is the art gallery that I always recommend if you aren't particularly into art, because it's half-art and half-hist… continued”

Other events you might like

Drop-in Drawing at the National Portrait Gallery – Every Fri – Enjoy a free drop-in drawing session at the National Portrait Gallery, amongst some of the gallery's great works of art.

BP Portrait Award 2019 – 13 Jun to 20 Oct 2019 – The National Portrait Gallery's annual BP Portrait Award is one of the most prestigious portrait painting competitions in the world.

Cindy Sherman — National Portrait Gallery – 27 Jun to 15 Sep 2019 – A forty-year retrospective of Cindy Sherman's entire career, including her ground-breaking series Untitled Film Stills

Elizabeth Peyton — National Portrait Gallery – 3 Oct 2019 to 5 Jan 2020 – An exhibition of paintings by Elizabeth Peyton, exploring her development from the 1990s to the present day.

Magic Realism — Art In Weimar Germany – 30 Jul 2018 to 14 Jul 2019 – Magic Realism is an exhibition of paintings created during the Weimar Republic years, between World Wars I and II.

Feliks Topolski — Drawing Debden – 1 Oct 2018 to 28 Jun 2019 – The Bank of England Museum will be putting on an exhibition of work by Feliks Topolski about the Debden printing works.

Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition – 19 Oct 2018 to 30 Jun 2019 – Wildlife Photographer of the Year returns to the Natural History Museum with this exhibition of the top 100 photos.

Find more art exhibitions in April and May

If you enjoy National Portrait Gallery then you might like to visit Courtauld Gallery (you can walk it 10 mins), National Gallery (you can walk there in less than 1 min), Royal Academy of Arts (walk it in 12 mins or catch the tube from Charing Cross to Piccadilly Circus), Tate Britain (walk it in 26 mins or catch the tube from Charing Cross to Pimlico) and Wallace Collection (walk it in 26 mins or catch the tube from Charing Cross to Bond Street)

Top 10 Best art galleries in London Here’s our pick of the best galleries in London from classical art at the National and Courtauld to modern contemporary art at the Tate.
Deutsche Borse Photography Prize 2019 This year's Deutsche Prize shortlist includes work by Laia Abril, Susan Meiselas, Arwed Messmer and Mark Ruwedel
Dorothea Tanning retrospective The Tate Modern will be putting on an exhibition that looks back over the long career of surrealist artist Dorothea Tanning
Leonardo da Vinci: A Mind in Motion The British Library's Leonardo da Vinci exhibition will bring together pages from three of his extraordinary scientific notebooks
Review National Portrait Gallery If you're coming to London for a week then you have to find time for at least one art gallery. You can't just do fun stuff for seven days, that's not allowed. Art gallery first, then fun. Do…
Review Saatchi Gallery You don't want to listen to me when it comes to art because I haven't got a clue what I'm talking about (hey, at least I'm honest!). But I do know what minimalism is, and the Saatchi Gallery…
Copyright © 2019 London Drum · Contact us · Cookies / Privacy policy · Search / Site map