In the cellar of the Weston Wing you will find a photograph by Charles Moriarty of the late great Amy Winehouse ) striking portrait. The jazz singer is pictured sitting at Larry’s, the gallery’s new late-night cocktail bar, reapplying her lipstick at the Ritz in New York. This isn’t the first time Moriarty has photographed Winehouse either – in fact, the photo is part of a wider portrait series the two collaborated on in the run-up to the release of Winehouse’s debut album, Frank .
Audrey Hepburn by Bassano Ltd,
© National Portrait Gallery, London
Directly above Larry’s Cafe is Audrey Green, NPG’s new café inspired by the inimitable portrait of Audrey Hepburn. Led by the team at Daisy Green, the exhibition features a dizzying array of portraits spanning various periods in Hepburn’s life, with a special focus on her time as a ballet dancer. A portrait of Bassano Ltd hangs near the entrance to the Weston Wing and begins Hepburn’s life journey, particularly her time in London. Self-portrait of Khadija Saye,
Peitaw Author: Khadija Saye. From the series “House: The Space We Breathe” © Khadija Saye Estates