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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.

Dinny Nolan Tjampitjinpa and Paddy Carrol Tjungarrayi – Papunya
Dinny Nolan Tjampitjinpa and Paddy Carrol Tjungarrayi – Papunya
Dinny Nolan Tjampitjinpa and Paddy Carrol Tjungarrayi – Papunya

Dinny Nolan Tjampitjinpa and Paddy Carrol Tjungarrayi – Papunya, 1994

Greg Weight
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Gift of Patrick Corrigan AM 2004. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.

Ronnie Tjampitjimpa 2007
Ronnie Tjampitjimpa 2007
Ronnie Tjampitjimpa 2007

Ronnie Tjampitjimpa 2007, 2007 (printed 2008)

Greg Weight
Portrait, inkjet print on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Patrick Corrigan AM 2010
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Self portrait
Self portrait
Self portrait

Self portrait, 1988

Sidney Nolan
Portrait, oil on composition board

Gift of Hon RL Hunter QC 2006. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.

Sidney Nolan

Sidney Nolan

In their own words
In their own words

Recorded 1962

Sir Sidney Nolan
Sir Sidney Nolan
Sir Sidney Nolan

Sir Sidney Nolan, c. 1980s

Max Dupain OBE
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Gift of Danina Dupain Anderson 2021. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.

Sidney Nolan
Sidney Nolan
Sidney Nolan

Sidney Nolan, 1964

Axel Poignant
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2003

Sidney Nolan, Western Australia
Sidney Nolan, Western Australia
Sidney Nolan, Western Australia

Sidney Nolan, Western Australia, 1962 (printed 2000)

David Moore
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2001. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
The series 'David Moore: From Face to Face' was acquired as a gift of the artist and with financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001.

Self portrait

Self Creation

Magazine article by Andrew Sayers AM, 2006

Former National Portrait Gallery Director, Andrew Sayers recalls meeting iconic Australian artist Sidney Nolan.

 

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Murray Bail, c. 1990

Jinx Nolan
Portrait, oil on composition board

Gift of an anonymous donor 2021

Self portrait

Me Myself I

Magazine article by Andrew Sayers AM, 2001

Andrew Sayers explores the self-portraits created by Australian artist Sidney Nolan.

Sidney Nolan and Patrick White, Adelaide Arts Festival
Sidney Nolan and Patrick White, Adelaide Arts Festival
Sidney Nolan and Patrick White, Adelaide Arts Festival

Sidney Nolan and Patrick White, Adelaide Arts Festival, c. 1964 (printed 2015)

Robert McFarlane
Portrait, inkjet print on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 1999

Artist and wife near Arthurs Seat, 1969

Through blue eyes

Magazine article by Dr Sarah Engledow, 2009

Works by Arthur Boyd and Sidney Nolan bring the desert, the misty seashore and the hot Monaro plains to exhibition Open Air: Portraits in the landscape.

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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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