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Portrait 66

Summer 2021/22

Portrait 66

In this issue:

  • Observation point with The Huxleys
  • Joanna Gilmour travels through time to explore the National Portrait Gallery London’s masterpieces in Shakespeare to Winehouse.
  • Gill Raymond on creating thought-provoking, interactive content to connect to our online community through portraiture.
  • Jennifer Higgie uncovers the intriguing stories behind portraits of women by women in the National Portrait Gallery’s collection.
  • Sandra Bruce explores a new acquisition that has within it a story of interconnectivities in the Australian art world.
  • Tara James chats with award- winning artist Tamara Dean about portraiture prizes, the environment and the strength of women.
  • Rebecca Ray goes backstage with Bangarra’s Head of Design and photographer Jacob Nash.
  • Penelope Grist delves into an insightful portraiture exhibition that asks: How do three artists see the same sitter?
  • Glynis Jones on the Powerhouse’s retrospective of one of Australia’s foremost fashion reportage and social photographers.
  • Gallery directors Karen Quinlan and Tony Ellwood talk to Penelope Grist about the NPG and NGV collaborative exhibition, Who Are You: Australian Portraiture.

and much more!

Articles from this issue will be published online when Portrait 67 is out. Until then, you can purchase Portrait 66 online from The Curatoreum.

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Portrait is the preeminent journal of Australian and international portraiture.