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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.

Emile Sherman, 2012 Dave Tacon
Emile Sherman, 2012 Dave Tacon
Emile Sherman, 2012 Dave Tacon

Emile Sherman, 2012 Dave Tacon

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2012

Brian and Gene Sherman, 2009 Gary Grealy
Brian and Gene Sherman, 2009 Gary Grealy
Brian and Gene Sherman, 2009 Gary Grealy

Brian and Gene Sherman, 2009 Gary Grealy

Portrait, inkjet print on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds provided by Patrick Corrigan AM 2016

J. D'Urville, n.d. Antoine Maurin, Emile Lassalle
J. D'Urville, n.d. Antoine Maurin, Emile Lassalle
J. D'Urville, n.d. Antoine Maurin, Emile Lassalle

J. D'Urville, n.d. Antoine Maurin, Emile Lassalle

Portrait, lithograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Ted and Gina Gregg 2012

Gene Sherman, 2009 Gary Grealy
Gene Sherman, 2009 Gary Grealy
Gene Sherman, 2009 Gary Grealy

Gene Sherman, 2009 Gary Grealy

Portrait, inkjet print on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds provided by Patrick Corrigan AM 2016

Louis-Antoine de Bougainville, n.d. Antoine Maurin, Emile Lassalle, Lemercier & Cie, Paris
Louis-Antoine de Bougainville, n.d. Antoine Maurin, Emile Lassalle, Lemercier & Cie, Paris
Louis-Antoine de Bougainville, n.d. Antoine Maurin, Emile Lassalle, Lemercier & Cie, Paris

Louis-Antoine de Bougainville, n.d. Antoine Maurin, Emile Lassalle, Lemercier & Cie, Paris

Portrait, lithograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Ted and Gina Gregg 2012

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Dr Gene Sherman AM announces resignation from the National Portrait Gallery Board 16 June 2015

Archived media releases 2015

It is with deep regret, but great pride, that the National Portrait Gallery acknowledges the decision of its Deputy Chairman to resign from the Gallery’s Board, to focus on a new international role as co-Chair of the Tate Asia Pacific Acquisitions Committee.

Self portrait, 1993 Tim Storrier
Self portrait, 1993 Tim Storrier
Self portrait, 1993 Tim Storrier

Self portrait, 1993 Tim Storrier

Portrait, synthetic polymer paint on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Dr Gene Sherman AM and Brian Sherman AM 2012
Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program

Self portrait, 1949 Louis Kahan
Self portrait, 1949 Louis Kahan
Self portrait, 1949 Louis Kahan

Self portrait, 1949 Louis Kahan

Portrait, pen and ink on book page

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Dr Gene Sherman AM and Brian Sherman AM 2012
Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program

Untitled, 1995 by Fang Lijun

Go Figure! Contemporary Chinese Portraiture

Previous exhibition, 2012

A vibrant expression of Chinese culture and reflection on contemporary portraiture, drawn from the Uli Sigg collection.

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Robyn Davidson (Hamelin Pool, Indian Ocean, Western Australia), 1977 (printed 2014) Rick Smolan

Portrait, inkjet print on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2014

Portrait 43 June - August 2012

Magazine

This issue features Cindy Sherman, Tim Storrier, Brett Whiteley and Patrick White, contemporary Chinese portraiture, Charles Blackman and more.

Lan Wang, 2011 Gary Grealy
Lan Wang, 2011 Gary Grealy
Lan Wang, 2011 Gary Grealy

Lan Wang, 2011 Gary Grealy

Portrait, inkjet print on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds provided by Dr Gene Sherman AM 2016

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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.