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Mirror Mirror: Graeme Murphy

Mirror Mirror: Graeme Murphy
2004

Paula Dawson

Hans Heysen

Hans Heysen
1960 (cast 2004)

John Dowie AM

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Peter Porter
2004

Tony Clark

On display: Gallery Two
Peter Sculthorpe

Peter Sculthorpe
1982

Eric Smith

Paul Kelly

Paul Kelly
2004

Jon Campbell

Kitty Kantilla and Freda Warlapinni at Milikapiti (Snake Bay)

Kitty Kantilla and Freda Warlapinni at Milikapiti (Snake Bay)
2003

Jo Bertini

Makinti Napanangka, Kintore

Makinti Napanangka, Kintore
2001

Hari Ho

Nancy Bird Walton - Pioneer

Nancy Bird Walton - Pioneer
2003

Danelle Bergstrom

Inge King

Inge King
1968

Mark Strizic

Sir Charles Moses

Sir Charles Moses
1968

Mark Strizic

Sir Gustav Nossal

Sir Gustav Nossal
1979 (printed 1981)

Mark Strizic

Matcham Skipper

Matcham Skipper
1963

Mark Strizic

Norma Redpath

Norma Redpath
1964

Mark Strizic

JOH (The Hon Sir Joh Bjelke-Petersen)

JOH (The Hon Sir Joh Bjelke-Petersen)
c. 1987

Noel Stapleton

Portrait of Elizabeth Jolley

Portrait of Elizabeth Jolley
2003

Mary Moore

Preparatory study for Betty Cuthbert

Preparatory study for Betty Cuthbert
2002

Andrew Daly

Preparatory study for Betty Cuthbert

Preparatory study for Betty Cuthbert
2002

Andrew Daly

Preparatory study for Betty Cuthbert

Preparatory study for Betty Cuthbert
2002

Andrew Daly

Betty Cuthbert

Betty Cuthbert
2002

Andrew Daly

Douglas Frew Waterhouse

Douglas Frew Waterhouse
2003

Robyn Stacey

Simone Young

Simone Young
2002

Bill Henson

On display: Gallery Three
Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri

Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri
2002

Tim Johnson

Fred Gruen

Fred Gruen
1941

Erwin Fabian

Self portrait with pin-up

Self portrait with pin-up
1965

Richard Larter

The sitter (Drusilla Modjeska)

The sitter (Drusilla Modjeska)
2001

Jo Bertini

Preparatory study for 'Nothing's as precious as a hole in the ground'.  N.T. Ranger Uranium

Preparatory study for 'Nothing's as precious as a hole in the ground'.…

eX de Medici

Preparatory study for 'Nothing's as precious as a hole in the ground'. 'Come + see the real thing, come + see' Conquistadors parts Hong. Ranger 3

Preparatory study for 'Nothing's as precious as a hole in the ground'.…

eX de Medici

Preparatory study for 'Nothing's as precious as a hole in the ground'.  M.O. Ranger 3

Preparatory study for 'Nothing's as precious as a hole in the ground'.…

eX de Medici

Preparatory study for 'Nothing's as precious as a hole in the ground'.  Head studies

Preparatory study for 'Nothing's as precious as a hole in the ground'.…

eX de Medici

Preparatory study for 'Nothing's as precious as a hole in the ground'.

Preparatory study for 'Nothing's as precious as a hole in the ground'.
2001

eX de Medici

Preparatory study for 'Nothing's as precious as a hole in the ground'.  Test #5 Garrett in landscape

Preparatory study for 'Nothing's as precious as a hole in the ground'.…

eX de Medici

Preparatory study for 'Nothing's as precious as a hole in the ground'.  Test #4 Broadhead and wing pattern

Preparatory study for 'Nothing's as precious as a hole in the ground'.…

eX de Medici

Preparatory study for 'Nothing's as precious as a hole in the ground'.  Test #2 Ranger 3 pit mine Kakadu, N.T.

Preparatory study for 'Nothing's as precious as a hole in the ground'.…

eX de Medici

Preparatory study for 'Nothing's as precious as a hole in the ground'.  Test #1 Ranger 3 pit mine Kakadu, N.T.

Preparatory study for 'Nothing's as precious as a hole in the ground'.…

eX de Medici

Nothing's as precious as a hole in the ground

Nothing's as precious as a hole in the ground
2001

eX de Medici

Portrait of Professor Derek Freeman

Portrait of Professor Derek Freeman
1996

Ralph Heimans

Get Wet series (Reg Mombassa)

Get Wet series (Reg Mombassa)
1979

Paul Worstead

Get Wet series (Peter O'Doherty)

Get Wet series (Peter O'Doherty)
1979

Paul Worstead

Get Wet series (Martin Plaza)

Get Wet series (Martin Plaza)
1979

Paul Worstead

Get Wet series (David Twohill)

Get Wet series (David Twohill)
1979

Paul Worstead

Get Wet series (Greedy Smith)

Get Wet series (Greedy Smith)
1979

Paul Worstead

Peter Brock

Peter Brock
2000-2001

Julie Edgar

Peter Carey in Kelly country

Peter Carey in Kelly country
2000

Bruce Armstrong

David Campese II

David Campese II
2000

Paul Newton

Bob Ellis

Bob Ellis
1999

David Naseby

Les Murray

Les Murray
1995

David Naseby

Gloves off (Tom Uren)

Gloves off (Tom Uren)
1996

Ralph Heimans

Radical Restraint 
Justice Michael Kirby

Radical Restraint Justice Michael Kirby
1998

Ralph Heimans

On display: Gallery Three

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