National Portrait Gallery to get new wing as part of revamp | National Portrait Gallery

The National Portrait Gallery will get a new wing as part of its refurbishment when it reopens in 2023, after the institution received a £10m gift. The Blavatnik Wing will host more than 100 years of British portraits in nine galleries as part of the London gallery’s Inspiring People project. Paintings of the naturalist Charles … Read more

Artist Transforms 50-Year-Old Photo Into a Beautiful Modern Portrait

Artist Transforms 50-Year-Old Photo Into a Beautiful Modern Portrait

An anonymous digital artist is creating impressive transformations of old black-and-white photos, reimagining them as enhanced and colorized portraits that look as though they were shot in the modern-day. The artist, who goes by IDoArtForYou on Reddit, most recently wowed the subreddit /r/pics with the above before-and-after that shows the result of his colorization work … Read more