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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.

Tete A Tete (Face to Face)

Portraits by Henri Cartier-Bresson

Previous exhibition from Thursday 24 May 2001 until Sunday 15 July 2001
Albert Camus, Paris 1947
 by Henri Cartier-Bresson
Albert Camus, Paris 1947. by Henri Cartier-Bresson

Organised by the National Portrait Gallery, London and Magnum Photos, London, with the Australian tour managed by the Art Gallery of Western Australia.

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Self Portrait #1, 1992 by William Yang
Self Portrait #1, 1992 by William Yang
Self Portrait #1, 1992 by William Yang
Self Portrait #1, 1992 by William Yang

William Yang

Australian Chinese

Previous exhibition, 2001

William Yang's art is about the telling of stories, his work is an intriguing mixture of philosophy, autobiography, social history and documentary imbued with a sense of the artist's own curiosity, humanity and humour

Evonne Goolagong, 1973 Ern McQuillan
Evonne Goolagong, 1973 Ern McQuillan
Evonne Goolagong, 1973 Ern McQuillan
Evonne Goolagong, 1973 Ern McQuillan

Black Gold

The Aboriginal and Islander Sports Hall of Fame

Previous exhibition, 2001

Reflecting the breadth and diversity of Aboriginal and Islander achievement within and beyond the world of sport, this exhibition tells the little known tales of triumph over adversity.

Jeremy, 2001 by Sarah Cocker
Jeremy, 2001 by Sarah Cocker
Jeremy, 2001 by Sarah Cocker
Jeremy, 2001 by Sarah Cocker

Headspace 2

Previous exhibition, 2001

A dynamic young people's art exhibition, Hearts/Heads: Headspace II explored portraiture, produced by students from year 7 to year 12

The Hon. Edward Gough Whitlam by Martin Wilson
The Hon. Edward Gough Whitlam by Martin Wilson
The Hon. Edward Gough Whitlam by Martin Wilson
The Hon. Edward Gough Whitlam by Martin Wilson

Fuzzy Prime Ministers of Australia

Previous exhibition, 2001

In the one hundred years since Federation, Australia has produced twenty-five Prime Ministers of all shapes, shades and sizes

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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.