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Slow Art Day 2019

Saturday 6 April
Jane Mander Jones, 1853 Henry Robinson Smith
Jane Mander Jones, 1853 Henry Robinson Smith

Slow Art Day is a global event with a simple mission – to get more people to discover the joy of art. Take a long look at the following five portraits and then meet to share your thoughts.

After Jack, 2012 by Jenny Sages
Jane Mander Jones, 1853 by Henry Robinson Smith
The Witching Hour - Elena Kats-Chernin, 2017 by Wendy Sharpe 
Robert Dessaix, 1998 by Robert Hannaford
Black Dog, 2018 by Jamila Toderas

5 portraits

1Robert Dessaix, 1998 Robert Hannaford. 2Black Dog, 2018 by Jamila Toderas.

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The National Portrait Gallery acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia and recognises the continuing connection to lands, waters and communities. We pay our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and to Elders both past and present.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are warned that this website contains images of deceased persons.