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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.

Matcham Skipper
Matcham Skipper
Matcham Skipper

Matcham Skipper, 1963

Mark Strizic
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds from the Basil Bressler Bequest 2003

The Skipper (Captain Firth)
The Skipper (Captain Firth)
The Skipper (Captain Firth)

The Skipper (Captain Firth), n.d.

Harold Cazneaux
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2015

Alexander 'Jock' Sturrock
Alexander 'Jock' Sturrock
Alexander 'Jock' Sturrock

Alexander 'Jock' Sturrock, 1962

Graham Thorley
Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 1999

Sir Ian Potter

Mark Strizic

A Journey in Photography
Previous exhibition, 2004

This exhibition traces the creative output of nearly 50 years by one of Australia's landmark living photographers.

Fay Bottrell
Fay Bottrell
Fay Bottrell

Fay Bottrell, 1981

David Campbell
Portrait, oil and synthetic polymer paint on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Elizabeth Campbell-MacKenzie on behalf of the family of David Campbell 2012

Ron and Valerie Taylor
Ron and Valerie Taylor
Ron and Valerie Taylor

Ron and Valerie Taylor, n.d.

an unknown artist
Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Gift of Valerie Taylor and Ron Taylor AM 2006

Alexander 'Jock' Sturrock

A magnificent rivalry

Australia's America's Cup challengers
General content

Alexander (Jock) Sturrock and Alan Bond

Arthur Boyd's studio

Boyd to man

Magazine article by Dr Christopher Chapman, 2016

Christopher Chapman looks at influences and insight in the formative years of Arthur Boyd.

Patrick Ryan, 1968 by Mark Strizic

The silent partner

Magazine article by Dr Sarah Engledow, 2015

One half of the team that was Eltham Films left scarcely a trace in the written historical record, but survives in a vivid portrait.

Mark McManus as Will by Mark Strizic

In and out of focus

Magazine article by Gael Newton, 2017

Gael Newton looks at Australian photography, film and the sixties through the novel lens of Mark Strizic.

In the mirror: self portrait with Joy Hester

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.

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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 past and present. We respectfully advise that this site includes works by, images of, names of, voices of and references to deceased people.

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