About the artist
Tom Hunter lives and works in Hackney, East London, and is best known for his photographic reworkings of old-master paintings.
He is the only artist to have had a photography show at the National Gallery.
He has exhibited both nationally and internationally at galleries including the V&A, the Museum of London and the Serpentine Gallery.
In 1998 he won the John Kobal Portrait Award for his photograph 'Woman Reading a Posession Order', which was based on the Vermeer painting 'Woman Reading at an Open Window'.