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Portrait of Philip Williams, 2019 Rick Amor

Portrait, oil on canvas

David Malouf video: 4 minutes and 11 seconds

David Malouf 'The person who is the writer'

Portrait story

Australian author David Malouf discusses the creation of his portrait by artist Rick Amor.

Sketch of Clifton Pugh painting John Perceval, 1985 Rick Amor
Sketch of Clifton Pugh painting John Perceval, 1985 Rick Amor
Sketch of Clifton Pugh painting John Perceval, 1985 Rick Amor

Sketch of Clifton Pugh painting John Perceval, 1985 Rick Amor

Portrait, pencil on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2016

Paul Boston, 1995 Rick Amor
Paul Boston, 1995 Rick Amor
Paul Boston, 1995 Rick Amor

Paul Boston, 1995 Rick Amor

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Rick Amor and Meg Williams
Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program 2015

Paul Boston, 1995 Rick Amor
Paul Boston, 1995 Rick Amor
Paul Boston, 1995 Rick Amor

Paul Boston, 1995 Rick Amor

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Rick Amor and Meg Williams
Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program 2015

Professor Peter Doherty, 2001 Rick Amor

Rick Amor 21 Portraits

Previous exhibition, 2014

Rick Amor, noblest yet most unaffected of contemporary Australian portraitists, is also a painter of enigmatic, ominous landscapes, seascapes and cityscapes that haunt the viewer like dreams, dimly-recalled.

Self portrait, 2005 Rick Amor

Rick Amor: 21 Portraits

General content

Sarah Engledow chronicles Rick Amor's work and accomplishments in this extensive essay in conjunction with the exhibition Rick Amor: 21 Portraits.

Interview with Rick Amor and Shane Maloney video: 8 minutes

Shane Maloney and Rick Amor 'Big canvas, small head'

Portrait story

Artist Rick Amor and author Shane Maloney relate divergent experiences of the creation of Shane's portrait.

David Malouf, 2012 Rick Amor
David Malouf, 2012 Rick Amor
David Malouf, 2012 Rick Amor

David Malouf, 2012 Rick Amor

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Commissioned with assistance from the Circle of Friends 2012

Dorothy Porter, 2001-02 Rick Amor

Beautiful bones

Magazine article by Dr Sarah Engledow, 2011

Sarah Engledow reflects on the shared life and writing of Dorothy Porter and Andrea Goldsmith.

Dorothy Porter, 2001-02 Rick Amor
Dorothy Porter, 2001-02 Rick Amor
Dorothy Porter, 2001-02 Rick Amor

Dorothy Porter, 2001-02 Rick Amor

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Andrea Goldsmith 2011
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Rick Amor in the mirror, 2008

Times like these

Magazine article by Gavin Fry, 2010

Gavin Fry examines the art and career of the Australian painter Rick Amor.

The crime writer Shane Maloney, 2004 Rick Amor
The crime writer Shane Maloney, 2004 Rick Amor
The crime writer Shane Maloney, 2004 Rick Amor

The crime writer Shane Maloney, 2004 Rick Amor

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2010
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

The crime writer Shane Maloney, 2004 Rick Amor
The crime writer Shane Maloney, 2004 Rick Amor
The crime writer Shane Maloney, 2004 Rick Amor

The crime writer Shane Maloney, 2004 Rick Amor

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2010
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Self portrait, 2005 Rick Amor
Self portrait, 2005 Rick Amor
Self portrait, 2005 Rick Amor

Self portrait, 2005 Rick Amor

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Patrick Corrigan AM 2008
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Self portrait, 2005 Rick Amor
Self portrait, 2005 Rick Amor
Self portrait, 2005 Rick Amor

Self portrait, 2005 Rick Amor

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Patrick Corrigan AM 2008
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

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