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Our HOLLYWOOD ICONS touring exhibition has opened at the Palazzo delle Esposizioni in Rome (after a successful stay at the Espaco Cultural Porto Seguro, Sao Paulo, Brazil and the Villa Manin, Italy) and can be visited there through to September 17th 2017.

Go visit if you are in Rome. The Palazzo is a beautiful building and the exhibition looks sensational there!


The winner of the 2014 John Kobal New Work Award in association with the Taylor Wessing Award at the National Portrait Gallery was Laura Pannack. She shot a portrait of the film actress Felicity Jones was released to the press in autumn 2016 and will be hung in the gallery in 2017.


The winner of the 2015 John Kobal New Work Award in association with the Taylor Wessing Award at the National Portrait Gallery was Tereza Cervenova. Shown above is her winning portrait,  Yngvild, August 2014



The winner of the 2016 John Kobal New Work Award in association with the Taylor Wessing Award at the National Portrait Gallery was Josh Redman. Shown above is his winning portrait, Frances 2016


THE BOOK OF THE EXHIBITION STILL AVAILABLE! 



HOLLYWOOD ICONS
photographs from the John Kobal Foundation

published  to accompany the touring exhibition of the same name.

by Robert Dance with forewords by Terence Pepper and Simon Crocker

Published by ACC Editions 

https://www.accpublishinggroup.com/uk

For information on the book and exhibition please click here.



The digital GLAMOUR OF THE GODS iPad application STILL AVAILABLE! 

Following the huge successes of both the print edition and the touring exhibition, Glamour of the Godswas released in digital form. 

The iPad app includes all two hundred and thirty five images from the book, easily navigable with functions to view images in era or photographer categories; fully illustrated essays from Robert Dance and John Russell Taylor as well as an exclusive video tour of the 2011 exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery, London and a video commentary on John Kobal and the Hollywood photographers narrated by Simon Crocker, Chairman of the John Kobal Foundation.

iTunes link