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Irving Penn has died , aged 92

Irving Penn, whose photographs revealed a taste for stark simplicity whether he was shooting celebrity portraits, fashion, still life or remote places of the world, died Wednesday at his Manhattan home. He

Scottish National Portrait Gallery closes for major revamp

The Scottish National Portrait Gallery is to undergo a major revamp, a scheme entitled Portrait of a Nation, which will "renovate and rejuvenate" the gallery in a plan that has already gained

Thatcher portrait provokes controversy

A tinplate portrait of Baroness Thatcher has divided politicians after it was unveiled at the home of the Welsh assembly in Cardiff. The work by artist Dylan Hammond will sit alongside one