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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.

Women in Vogue

Celebrating Sixty Years in Australia

Previous exhibition from Friday 11 October 2019 until Sunday 24 November 2019

This exhibition showcases sixty years of the Vogue Australia archive together with a special tribute to some remarkable Australian women who have featured in the pages of Vogue, and includes iconic portraits of Kylie Minogue and Elle Macpherson, among others. Rare examples of archived magazines will be on show, from the early decades of publication through to bold photographs of women of the 21st century.

Women in Vogue exhibition launch
Video: 1 minute
Vogue Australia
Presenting Partner
Susan & Isaac Wakil Foundation Presenting Partner

Related people

Aimee Board (curator)

Related information

Adut Akech, 2018 Charles Dennington
Adut Akech, 2018 Charles Dennington
Adut Akech, 2018 Charles Dennington
Adut Akech, 2018 Charles Dennington

Peripheral vision

Magazine article by Aimee Board, 2020

Aimee Board chats to emerging photographer Charles Dennington.

Portrait of Susan Wakil AO, 2019 Jiawei Shen
Portrait of Susan Wakil AO, 2019 Jiawei Shen
Portrait of Susan Wakil AO, 2019 Jiawei Shen
Portrait of Susan Wakil AO, 2019 Jiawei Shen

About grace

Magazine article by Penny Grist, 2020

Penelope Grist finds philanthropy and fashion underpin the story of Susan Wakil AO.

Miranda Otto, 1997 Montalbetti+Campbell
Miranda Otto, 1997 Montalbetti+Campbell
Miranda Otto, 1997 Montalbetti+Campbell
Miranda Otto, 1997 Montalbetti+Campbell

Eye to eye

Previous exhibition, 2019

Eye to Eye is a summer Portrait Gallery Collection remix arranged by degree of eye contact – from turned away with eyes closed all the way through to right-back-at-you – as we explore artists’ and subjects’ choices around the direction of the gaze.

Bryan Brown, 2008 Adam Knott
Bryan Brown, 2008 Adam Knott
Bryan Brown, 2008 Adam Knott
Bryan Brown, 2008 Adam Knott

The Look

Previous exhibition, 2019

Featuring striking photographic portraits of contemporary figures from the National Portrait Gallery collection, The Look is an aesthetic treat with a lashing of je ne sais quoi.

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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.