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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.

Bruce Petty, 2008 Bruce Petty
Bruce Petty, 2008 Bruce Petty
Bruce Petty, 2008 Bruce Petty

Bruce Petty, 2008 Bruce Petty

Portrait, digital animation, colour, with sound, duration 2 minutes, 19 seconds

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Commissioned 2008

Frame from Self portrait, 2008

I walk the line

Magazine article by Michael Desmond, 2009

Bruce Petty's animated self portrait captures a life's journey compressed into a few minutes.

Bruce Tyrrell, 1986 (printed 2018) Gary Ede
Bruce Tyrrell, 1986 (printed 2018) Gary Ede
Bruce Tyrrell, 1986 (printed 2018) Gary Ede

Bruce Tyrrell, 1986 (printed 2018) Gary Ede

Portrait, inkjet print on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds provided by Wayne Williams 2018

Max Walker, 1976 (printed 2010) Bruce Postle
Max Walker, 1976 (printed 2010) Bruce Postle
Max Walker, 1976 (printed 2010) Bruce Postle

Max Walker, 1976 (printed 2010) Bruce Postle

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds provided by James Bain AM and Janette Bain 2010

Bruce Spence, n.d. Stuart Campbell
Bruce Spence, n.d. Stuart Campbell
Bruce Spence, n.d. Stuart Campbell

Bruce Spence, n.d. Stuart Campbell

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the Estate of Stuart Campbell 2012

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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.