BP Portrait Award exhibition opens in Sunderland

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A FEAST for the eyes await those escaping the forecast wet weather to head down to Sunderland Museum this weekend.

Here is a sneak preview of what is on offer to visitors as the venue becomes the only one outside London to host the entries of the BP Portrait Award.

An exhibition of winners from one of the world's most prestigious global art competitions, the BP Portrait Award 2014 which this year attracted over 2,300 entries, opens this weekend at Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens ...'Picture shows the winning entry - "Man with a Plaid Blanket" by German artist Thomas Ganter

An exhibition of winners from one of the world's most prestigious global art competitions, the BP Portrait Award 2014 which this year attracted over 2,300 entries, opens this weekend at Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens ...'Picture shows the winning entry - "Man with a Plaid Blanket" by German artist Thomas Ganter

The winning portrait by German artist Thomas Ganter – Man with a Plaid Blanket – goes on display along with over 50 other entrants to the awards – hailed as one of the world’s most celebrated arts competitions. The exhibition opens today and is available to view until Sunday, November 16.