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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.

Kylie

An Exhibition

Previous exhibition from Saturday 14 May 2005 until Monday 14 November 2005

Kylie Minogue, one of Australia's most famous cultural exports is now the subject of her own exhibition.

Kylie, 2004
Kylie, 2004

Kylie Minogue, one of Australia's most famous cultural exports is now the subject of her own exhibition. Drawing from over 300 items generously donated by Kylie Minogue to the Arts Centre's Performing Arts Collection, this exhibition celebrates Kylie's contribution to music, stage and screen. Featuring an extensive display of costumes, accessories, photographs and audio-visual material the exhibition provides a behind-the-scenes look at Kylie's international tours and multi-award winning career.

Kylie Minogue, one of Australia’s most famous cultural exports is now the subject of her own touring exhibition.

Drawing from over 300 items generously donated by Kylie Minogue to the Arts Centre’s Performing Arts Collection, this exhibition celebrates Kylie’s contribution to music, stage and screen. Featuring an extensive display of costumes, accessories, photographs and audio-visual material the exhibition provides a behind-the-scenes look at Kylie’s international tours and multi-award winning career.

See outfits made famous by Kylie including her pink showgirl costume from the Intimate and Live tour, the Silvanemesis from the 2002 Fever tour and the iconic gold hot pants from the Spinning Around video. Other items include over 26 pairs of shoes and over 20 hats, and accessories and costumes designed by the worlds biggest fashion names including Jenny Banister, Collette Dinnigan, Jean Paul Gaultier, Manolo Blahnik, Alexander McQueen, John Galliano, Helmet Lang and Chanel.

The exhibition promises the complete Kylie experience – her music, live performances and fashion.

Related information

Kylie, 2004
Kylie, 2004
Kylie, 2004
Kylie, 2004

Kylie

Magazine article by Margot Anderson, 2005

The Kylie exhibition celebrated the significant achievements of one of Australia's most internationally recognisable faces and gave the general public a rare glimpse into her glamorous life. 

Barry Humphries, 1958 Clifton Pugh
Barry Humphries, 1958 Clifton Pugh
Barry Humphries, 1958 Clifton Pugh
Barry Humphries, 1958 Clifton Pugh

Clifton Pugh

Australians

Previous exhibition, 2005

This exhibition offers a comprehensive display of Clifton Pugh's portraits revealing his development and growth from tonal paintings to a unique style that was in demand from politicians, artists, academics and Australian personalities.

Baz Luhrmann, 2005 Ingvar Kenne
Baz Luhrmann, 2005 Ingvar Kenne
Baz Luhrmann, 2005 Ingvar Kenne
Baz Luhrmann, 2005 Ingvar Kenne

Glossy 2

Faces, Magazines, Now

Previous exhibition, 2005

Following the success of Glossy: Faces, Magazines, Now in 1999 the National Portrait Gallery again highlights the huge array of contemporary portraiture in the pages of magazines.

Eileen Dunne in The Hospital for Sick Children, 1940
	 by Cecil Beaton
Eileen Dunne in The Hospital for Sick Children, 1940
	 by Cecil Beaton
Eileen Dunne in The Hospital for Sick Children, 1940
	 by Cecil Beaton
Eileen Dunne in The Hospital for Sick Children, 1940
	 by Cecil Beaton

Cecil Beaton

Portraits

Previous exhibition, 2005

Accomplished illustrator, painter, writer and diarist, set designer and one of the most distinguished photographers of the twentieth century, Cecil Beaton is renowned for his portraits of well known faces from the worlds of fashion, literature, and film.

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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.