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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.

Andy Thomas, 2002 Montalbetti+Campbell

Uncommon Australians The vision of Gordon and Marilyn Darling

Previous exhibition, 2015

This exhibition showcases portraits acquired through the generosity of the National Portrait Gallery’s Founding Patrons, L Gordon Darling AC CMG and Marilyn Darling AC.

John Passmore, c. 1970 Kerry Dundas
John Passmore, c. 1970 Kerry Dundas
John Passmore, c. 1970 Kerry Dundas

John Passmore, c. 1970 Kerry Dundas

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2010

Mr and Mrs Horace Keats in the "Christopher Brennan Cycle", 1945 Dora Toovey

Heartfelt

Magazine article by Dr Sarah Engledow, 2009

The portrait of Janet and Horace Keats with the spirit of the poet Christopher Brennan is brought to life by artist Dora Toovey.

Robert Klippel, 1979 David Moore

A bond of friendship

Magazine article by Yvonne Audette AM, 2005

Australia's major abstract painter Yvonne Audette discusses her portrait of sculptor Robert Kippel.

Portrait of Robert Klippel, 1980 Yvonne Audette AM
Portrait of Robert Klippel, 1980 Yvonne Audette AM
Portrait of Robert Klippel, 1980 Yvonne Audette AM

Portrait of Robert Klippel, 1980 Yvonne Audette AM

Portrait, oil on composition board

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2005
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

In the mirror: self portrait with Joy Hester, 1939 Albert Tucker

Depth of Field Portrait Photography from the Collection

Previous exhibition, 2004

Over the last five years the National Portrait Gallery has developed a collection of portrait photographs that reflects both the strength and diversity of Australian achievement as well as the talents of our photographers.

John Olsen - En plein air, 1996 Greg Weight
John Olsen - En plein air, 1996 Greg Weight
John Olsen - En plein air, 1996 Greg Weight

John Olsen - En plein air, 1996 Greg Weight

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Patrick Corrigan AM 2004
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

John Passmore AC, 1973 an unknown artist
John Passmore AC, 1973 an unknown artist
John Passmore AC, 1973 an unknown artist

John Passmore AC, 1973 an unknown artist

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Mrs Doris Passmore 2003

Professor John Passmore, 1996 Robin Wallace-Crabbe, Dianne Fogwell
Professor John Passmore, 1996 Robin Wallace-Crabbe, Dianne Fogwell
Professor John Passmore, 1996 Robin Wallace-Crabbe, Dianne Fogwell

Professor John Passmore, 1996 Robin Wallace-Crabbe, Dianne Fogwell

Portrait, ink

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2000
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Yvonne Audette, Vaucluse, Sydney, 1968 (printed 2000) David Moore
Yvonne Audette, Vaucluse, Sydney, 1968 (printed 2000) David Moore
Yvonne Audette, Vaucluse, Sydney, 1968 (printed 2000) David Moore

Yvonne Audette, Vaucluse, Sydney, 1968 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

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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.