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Paul Kelly

A companion to our 2013 exhibition Paul Kelly & The Portraits. For Year 7 to Year 12 students.

Paul Kelly 30.11.1980 by Liz Reed
Paul Kelly 30.11.1980 by Liz Reed

The resource includes selected portraits, statements and quotes by the photographers featured in the exhibition. Questions and activities included in the resource are designed to provoke discussion and extended engagement with the ideas and themes explored in the exhibition and to provide insights into the technology, techniques and lifestyle of the rock photography industry.

Designed for teachers of visual arts, photography and technology (years 9-12) this learning resource can be used in association with a visit to the gallery or in conjunction with the video and timeline resources featured on this website. It has been created for use in the classroom or for individual study.

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Paul Kelly, 1992 by Wendy McDougall
Paul Kelly, 1992 by Wendy McDougall
Paul Kelly, 1992 by Wendy McDougall
Paul Kelly, 1992 by Wendy McDougall

Paul Kelly and The Portraits

Previous exhibition, 2013

Aspects of singer songwriter Paul Kelly’s performance persona are communicated by portraits selected from a range of artists and leading music photographers in this focus exhibition.

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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.

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