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Ekow Eshun NPG P2055 Portrait Print

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© Simon Frederick / National Portrait Gallery

by Simon Frederick 

Ghanaian-British writer, editor and curator Eshun studied politics and history at the London School of Economics, where he began editing the arts and features section for the University's weekly newspaper. He has been the editor of numerous magazines, including TankArena and Mined. He was Artistic and Executive Director of the Institute of Contemporary Arts, London (2005-10), during which time visitors rose by 38%. He holds an honorary doctorate from London Metropolitan University and is Chairman of the Fourth Plinth Commissioning Group, overseeing London's most significant public art programme. He writes frequently for the GuardianIndependent on SundayThe Face and the Observer. He is a regular contributor to BBC Radio 4 arts shows Saturday Review and Front Row. Eshun's Orwell Prize-nominated memoir, Black Gold of the Sun: Searching for Home in England and Africa (2005) explores issues of race and identity. In 2016, he curated a group exhibition at The Photographers’ Gallery, London exploring the identity of the black dandy, Made You Look: Dandyism and Black Masculinity. In 2017, he edited the publication Africa Modern: Creating the Contemporary Art of a Continent, which marked the opening of Cape Town’s Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa. He is also Chairman of Trafalgar Square’s Fourth Plinth Commissioning Group, and Creative Director of the arts space Calvert 22 Foundation, for which he has instigated an award-winning online magazine, The Calvert Journal.

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Extra small 102mm x 153mm

Small 297mm x 210mm 

Medium 483mm x 329mm

Large 615mm x 432mm

Medium Canvas Shortest edge 297mm

Images are printed in their original proportions, within a white border, on the paper of your choice. Please note that a copyright line is included beneath the image (except on the Extra Small Photo, Medium Matt Fine Art and Canvas options) and the dimensions listed above are for the paper size only.

The Photo paper has a semi-gloss finish, ideally suited to reproductions of photographs, while the Art paper has a matt textured surface that works particularly well for reproductions of drawings, etchings and some paintings.

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