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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.

Don Burrows at work
Don Burrows at work
Don Burrows at work

Don Burrows at work, 1998

Barry Walsh
Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds donated by Patrick Corrigan 2000

Numb to touch (self-portrait), 2018
 by Natasha Walsh

Observation point

Magazine article by Natasha Walsh, 2019

My practice has always been driven by my experimental curiosity, from heavy wax and resin bodies generated in flame, to delicate temporal works that explore the conductive and alchemical possibilities of copper.

Brian Walsh, David Jones
Brian Walsh, David Jones
Brian Walsh, David Jones

Brian Walsh, David Jones,

Joe Greenberg
Portrait, watercolour, crayon, coloured pencil, ink, fibre-tipped pen and gouache on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2001

Richard Walsh, Editor OZ magazine at the Hunter Street offices
Richard Walsh, Editor OZ magazine at the Hunter Street offices
Richard Walsh, Editor OZ magazine at the Hunter Street offices

Richard Walsh, Editor OZ magazine at the Hunter Street offices, c. 1966 (printed 2021)

Robert McFarlane
Portrait, silver gelatin photograph on paper

Purchased with funds provided by Tim Bednall 2021

David Walsh
David Walsh
David Walsh

David Walsh, 2010

Andres Serrano
Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Purchased 2014

Slim Dusty and Dame Edna Everage, Carlton Hill Station, WA, 10 July 1993

Rarely Everage

The Lives of Barry Humphries
Previous exhibition, 2002

The exhibition begins with Barry's childhood in Camberwell, Melbourne and chronicles his days as a struggling actor in Australia and England, his creation of characters including Barry McKenzie, Dame Edna Everage, Sandy Stone and Sir Les Patterson

Barry Humphries

Barry Humphries

In their own words
In their own words

Recorded 1981

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