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[Self-portrait], 1996

[Self-portrait], 1996

Bernie O’Regan

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[Self-portrait], 1996
[Self-portrait], 1996
[Self-portrait], 1996
[Self-portrait], 1996

Reveries

Magazine article by Helen Ennis, 2007

The exhibition Reveries: Photography and mortality is a powerful display which brings together images that depict the last phase of people's lives.

The Last Picture Show (Lewis Morley and Henry Talbot)
The Last Picture Show (Lewis Morley and Henry Talbot)
The Last Picture Show (Lewis Morley and Henry Talbot)
The Last Picture Show (Lewis Morley and Henry Talbot)

Reveries

Photography and mortality

Previous exhibition, 2007

Featuring works by Australian and New Zealand photographers from the late 1970s up to the present day Reveries focuses on images made in the presence of or consciousness of death.

The National Portrait Gallery building front entrance
The National Portrait Gallery building front entrance
The National Portrait Gallery building front entrance
The National Portrait Gallery building front entrance

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