On Friday the 6th og February, Mette Skougaard, director of The Museum of National History, opened the Portrait Now! exhibition at The Erarta Museum of Contemporary Art in Skt. Petersburg. It was with great happiness that the chosen Russian contributions were displayed. The excited jury, including curator Mikhail Ovchinnikov from the Faberge Skt. Petersburg Museum and Christopher Baker, director of the Scottish National Portrait Gallery, carefully chose 24 portraits that advanced to the next round of the portrait competition .