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Sage and partner

2003
Lewis Morley

gelatin silver photograph on paper (sheet: 40.4 cm x 50.8 cm, image: 29.7 cm x 44.5 cm)

Welsh born photographer Sage (b. 1963) moved to Australia in 1989 and was employed as a staff photographer at the Sydney Morning Herald. He worked in London in 1994 for magazines including The Guardian Magazine, Vogue, Elle, Sight and Sound, and Saturday Times. Returning to Australia in 1996, he has continued producing portrait photography as well as moving into advertising. His portraits are regularly published in magazines including The Financial Review Magazine, Oyster, GQ Magazine and Good.

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2003
© Lewis Morley Archive LLC

Artist and subject

Lewis Morley (age 78 in 2003)

Sage (age 40 in 2003)

Subject professions

Visual arts and crafts

Donated by

Lewis Morley (49 portraits)

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Lewis Morley
Lewis Morley
Lewis Morley
Lewis Morley

Myself and Eye

Magazine article by Magda Keaney, 2003

Magda Keaney speaks with Lewis Morley about his photographic career and the major retrospective of his work on display at the NPG.

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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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