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Lawrence Cox

1994
Brian Dunlop

oil on canvas (frame: 84.7 cm x 72.8 cm, support: 77.0 cm x 61.0 cm)

Laurence Cox AO (b. 1938), a director of the Australian Stock Exchange from its inception in 1987 and its chairman from 1989 to 1994, was an executive director of Macquarie Group Limited from 1996 to 2009; chairman of the Transurban Group from 1996 to 2007 and chairman of the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute from 1994 to 2009. He was a non-executive director of OneSteel Limited from 2007 to 2010; he was director of Smorgon Steel Group Ltd from 1998 to 2007; was a director of Genetic Health Services Victoria Ltd from 1986 to 2009; was executive chairman of the Potter Warburg Group of Companies in Australia from 1991 to 1995 and a director of SG Warburg Securities of London from 1986 to 1995. Since 2011 he has been chair of the Australian Prostate Cancer Research Centre.

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the Australian Securities Exchange 2012
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program
© Brian Dunlop/Copyright Agency, 2021

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Artist and subject

Brian Dunlop (age 56 in 1994)

Lawrence Cox AO (age 56 in 1994)

Subject professions

Business, trades and industry

Donated by

Australian Securities Exchange (5 portraits)

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Portrait of Brian Dunlop
Portrait of Brian Dunlop
Portrait of Brian Dunlop
Portrait of Brian Dunlop

A quiet moment

Magazine article by Helene Ladomirska, 2006

As Bryan Westwood’s portrait of Brian Dunlop hangs adjacent to Brian Dunlop’s portrait of the philanthropist Dr Joseph Brown AO OBE, we see the artist of one work as the subject of the other. 

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