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Portrait 50

Spring 2015

This issue features Julia Gillard on the late Joan Kirner, Julian Opie’s digital portraiture, Nicholas Harding’s Godot gouaches and more. Portrait 50 is also available on

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Portrait is the preeminent journal of Australian and international portraiture.