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Winning in technicolor

Alistair McGhie writes about the portraits of three of Australia's top professional cyclists: Cadel Evans, Stuart O'Grady and Robbie McEwen painted by Matthys Gerber.

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Cadel Evans video: 2 minutes 30 seconds
Cadel Evans video: 2 minutes 30 seconds
Cadel Evans video: 2 minutes 30 seconds
Cadel Evans video: 2 minutes 30 seconds

Cadel Evans

'I believed in myself'

Portrait story

Australian champion cyclist Cadel Evans discusses his career.

George Tjungurrayi, 2002 Matthys Gerber
George Tjungurrayi, 2002 Matthys Gerber
George Tjungurrayi, 2002 Matthys Gerber
George Tjungurrayi, 2002 Matthys Gerber

Two painters

Magazine article by Dr Christopher Chapman, 2007

Chris Chapman explains how Matthys Gerber bridges the gap between abstraction and portraiture.

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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.