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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.

Ben Mendelsohn, 2006 (printed 2012) Jimmy Pozarik
Ben Mendelsohn, 2006 (printed 2012) Jimmy Pozarik
Ben Mendelsohn, 2006 (printed 2012) Jimmy Pozarik

Ben Mendelsohn, 2006 (printed 2012) Jimmy Pozarik

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2012

Ben Mendelsohn, 2001 (printed 2014) Ingvar Kenne
Ben Mendelsohn, 2001 (printed 2014) Ingvar Kenne
Ben Mendelsohn, 2001 (printed 2014) Ingvar Kenne

Ben Mendelsohn, 2001 (printed 2014) Ingvar Kenne

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2017
Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program

Bryan Brown, 2008 Adam Knott
Bryan Brown, 2008 Adam Knott
Bryan Brown, 2008 Adam Knott

Bryan Brown, 2008 Adam Knott

Portrait, inkjet print on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2013

Don Hany

In character on location

Magazine article by Alistair McGhie, 2011

A photograph of Claudia Karvan that blends actor, character, photographer and captures the creative collaboration of the television series Love my way

Jim Conway, 2006 Greg Warburton

Selfhood transcended

Magazine article by Dr Anne Sanders and Dr Christopher Chapman, 2018

Anne Sanders and Christopher Chapman bring passionate characterisation to Express Yourself, the Portrait Gallery collection exhibition celebrating iconoclastic Australians.

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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.