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Australian Visit

The exhibition will include works of art from the NPG Canberra's permanent collection with some inward loans and aims to highlight the achievements of notable Australians.

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Selected images

Elle Macpherson, 2000 Polly Borland
Elle Macpherson, 2000 Polly Borland
Cathy Freeman, 1994 Montalbetti+Campbell
Cathy Freeman, 1994 Montalbetti+Campbell
Geoffrey Rush, 1997 Montalbetti+Campbell
Geoffrey Rush, 1997 Montalbetti+Campbell
Kay Cottee, 1993 Pamela Thalben-Ball
Kay Cottee, 1993 Pamela Thalben-Ball
Tony and Maureen Wheeler, 2005 Francis Reiss and June Orford
Tony and Maureen Wheeler, 2005 Francis Reiss and June Orford
Portrait of HRH Crown Princess Mary of Denmark, 2005 Jiawei Shen
Portrait of HRH Crown Princess Mary of Denmark, 2005 Jiawei Shen
Gloves off (Tom Uren), 1996 Ralph Heimans
Gloves off (Tom Uren), 1996 Ralph Heimans
Russell Crowe, 2001 (printed 2004) Karin Catt
Russell Crowe, 2001 (printed 2004) Karin Catt
Nicole Kidman, 2002 (printed 2004) Karin Catt
Nicole Kidman, 2002 (printed 2004) Karin Catt
Joan Sutherland, (printed 1992) Lewis Morley
Joan Sutherland, (printed 1992) Lewis Morley
Cate Blanchett, 2002 (printed 2004) Karin Catt
Cate Blanchett, 2002 (printed 2004) Karin Catt
Jørn Utzon, 1965 (printed 2006) Jozef Vissel
Jørn Utzon, 1965 (printed 2006) Jozef Vissel
Olegas Truchanas, 1971 Ralph Hope-Johnstone
Olegas Truchanas, 1971 Ralph Hope-Johnstone
The golden girls: Jodie Henry, Lisbeth 'Libby' Trickett (née Lenton), Giaan Rooney, Alice Mills, Brooke Hanson, Liesel Jones, 2004 Robin Sellick
The golden girls: Jodie Henry, Lisbeth 'Libby' Trickett (née Lenton), Giaan Rooney, Alice Mills, Brooke Hanson, Liesel Jones, 2004 Robin Sellick
Barry Gibb, 1970-71 Rennie Ellis
Barry Gibb, 1970-71 Rennie Ellis
Sir Douglas Mawson, c. 1916 Thomson Studios
Sir Douglas Mawson, c. 1916 Thomson Studios
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Kylie Minogue, 1999 Polly Borland
Ian Thorpe, 2002 James Houston
Ian Thorpe, 2002 James Houston
Professor Peter Doherty, 2001 Rick Amor
Professor Peter Doherty, 2001 Rick Amor
Michael Hutchence, 1997 Harry Borden
Michael Hutchence, 1997 Harry Borden
Sir Charles Kingsford Smith and Captain Charles Ulm, 1961 William Dargie
Sir Charles Kingsford Smith and Captain Charles Ulm, 1961 William Dargie
Andy Thomas, 2002 Montalbetti+Campbell
Andy Thomas, 2002 Montalbetti+Campbell
Emily Kngwarreye, 1994 Greg Weight
Emily Kngwarreye, 1994 Greg Weight
Prime Minister Gough Whitlam pours soil into the hand of traditional land owner Vincent Lingiari, 1975 Mervyn Bishop
Prime Minister Gough Whitlam pours soil into the hand of traditional land owner Vincent Lingiari, 1975 Mervyn Bishop
Baz Luhrmann, 2005 Ingvar Kenne
Baz Luhrmann, 2005 Ingvar Kenne
Lleyton Hewitt, 1998 Robin Sellick
Lleyton Hewitt, 1998 Robin Sellick
Mel Gibson, 1982 William Yang
Mel Gibson, 1982 William Yang
David Warren, c. 2004 an unknown artist
David Warren, c. 2004 an unknown artist
Professor Germaine Greer, 1999 Polly Borland
Professor Germaine Greer, 1999 Polly Borland
Dame Edna Everage, 1982 Lewis Morley
Dame Edna Everage, 1982 Lewis Morley
Sir Macfarlane Burnet, 1960-61 William Dargie
Sir Macfarlane Burnet, 1960-61 William Dargie
John Howard and Janette Howard, 2000 Josonia Palaitis
John Howard and Janette Howard, 2000 Josonia Palaitis
Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri, 2002 Tim Johnson
Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri, 2002 Tim Johnson
JOH (The Hon Sir Joh Bjelke-Petersen), c. 1987 Noel Stapleton
JOH (The Hon Sir Joh Bjelke-Petersen), c. 1987 Noel Stapleton
Albert Namatjira, 1958 William Dargie
Albert Namatjira, 1958 William Dargie
Peter Carey in Kelly country, 2000 Bruce Armstrong
Peter Carey in Kelly country, 2000 Bruce Armstrong
Self portrait at easel, 1960-61 Fred Williams
Self portrait at easel, 1960-61 Fred Williams
Dr John Yu, 2004 Ah Xian
Dr John Yu, 2004 Ah Xian
Patrick White, 1980 William Yang
Patrick White, 1980 William Yang
Slim Dusty at Carlton Hill Station, WA, 1993 John Elliott
Slim Dusty at Carlton Hill Station, WA, 1993 John Elliott
Nick Cave, 1999 Howard Arkley
Nick Cave, 1999 Howard Arkley
Portrait sketch of Nellie Melba, 1902 Hugh Ramsay
Portrait sketch of Nellie Melba, 1902 Hugh Ramsay
Mandawuy Yunupingu, NT, 2004 John Elliott
Mandawuy Yunupingu, NT, 2004 John Elliott
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