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Enrico Taglietti, 2010

by Vikky Wilkes

National Photographic Portrait Prize 2011 Finalist

Enrico Taglietti is the ACT's oldest practising architect and a recipient of the Australian Institute of Architects Gold Medal Award (2007). He is pictured in the sitting room of his home in Griffith with a coffee table he designed and made in 1955. Made of Queensland maple, the 2.5 metre table has a deeply carved centre which once cradled his baby daughter. In 1992, the National Gallery of Australia's Director, Betty Churcher, noticed the unique table on a visit and liked it so much she asked if she could have it for the Gallery. His family refused to part with it and the table is now home to his collection of tobacco pipes.

National Photographic Portrait Prize 2011

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National Photographic Portrait Prize 2011

Previous exhibition, 2011

The NPPP exhibition is selected from a national field of entries. The annual exhibition, now in its fourth year, reflects the distinctive vision of Australia's aspiring and professional portrait photographers and the unique nature of their subjects.

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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.

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