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PORTRAIT NOW! - See the winners of this year's portrait competition

How do you create a portrait that shows who a person is? See the many different interpretations of a portrait in 2023, when the winners of the Museum of National History's portrait exhibition are on display.

Experience the portraits at the Museum of National History

Explore the portraits that have won this year's portrait competition at Frederiksborg Castle. See how artists from across the Nordic region interpret people through all kinds of media.

Learn more about the exhibition "Portrait Now!" at the Museum of National History

The exhibition presents the best contributions from the large annual competition, PORTRAIT NOW! Carlsberg Foundation Portrait Prize

Every other year, the Frederiksborg Museum of National History holds a large portrait competition, PORTRAIT NOW!. This year, artists from Denmark, the Faroe Islands, Greenland, Sweden, Norway, Iceland, and Finland have submitted their interpretations of portraying a person through portrait art. All media are welcome, including paintings, photographs, sculptures, installations, and films. An international jury selects from the submitted works and awards several prizes.

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