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Ken Done

'I am very Sydney'

Iconic Australian artist Ken Done discusses his life and career as a painter.

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Glenn Murcutt video: 4 minutes
Glenn Murcutt video: 4 minutes
Glenn Murcutt video: 4 minutes
Glenn Murcutt video: 4 minutes

Glenn Murcutt

'Strength and delicacy'

Portrait story

Award-winning Australian architect, Glenn Murcutt describes the philosophy of his architectural practice and his minimalist portrait by Ken Done.

Me, 1992 Ken Done
Me, 1992 Ken Done
Me, 1992 Ken Done
Me, 1992 Ken Done

Donated duo

Magazine article by Dr Sarah Engledow, 2009

Dr Sarah Engledow writes about the gift of two striking paintings by the Australian artist Ken Done AM.

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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.