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Interview with Evert Ploeg video: 2 minutes

Deborah Mailman by Evert Ploeg

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An interview with artist Evert Ploeg about his portrait of the Australian actor Deborah Mailman.

Mr Movies - Bill Collins OAM, 2009 Evert Ploeg
Mr Movies - Bill Collins OAM, 2009 Evert Ploeg
Mr Movies - Bill Collins OAM, 2009 Evert Ploeg

Mr Movies - Bill Collins OAM, 2009 Evert Ploeg

Portrait, oil on linen

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Bill and Joan Collins and The Todd-Wilson family
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Deborah Mailman, 1999 Evert Ploeg
Deborah Mailman, 1999 Evert Ploeg
Deborah Mailman, 1999 Evert Ploeg

Deborah Mailman, 1999 Evert Ploeg

Portrait, oil on jute

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2000

John Schaeffer AO - art collector and philanthropist, 2014 Evert Ploeg
John Schaeffer AO - art collector and philanthropist, 2014 Evert Ploeg
John Schaeffer AO - art collector and philanthropist, 2014 Evert Ploeg

John Schaeffer AO - art collector and philanthropist, 2014 Evert Ploeg

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds provided by Harold Mitchell AC

Fred Hilmer, 2018 Evert Ploeg
Fred Hilmer, 2018 Evert Ploeg
Fred Hilmer, 2018 Evert Ploeg

Fred Hilmer, 2018 Evert Ploeg

Portrait, oil on linen

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Commissioned with funds provided by Dr Helen Nugent AO

At Thurulgoona - Mrs Tamara 'Tamie' Fraser AO, 2018 Evert Ploeg
At Thurulgoona - Mrs Tamara 'Tamie' Fraser AO, 2018 Evert Ploeg
At Thurulgoona - Mrs Tamara 'Tamie' Fraser AO, 2018 Evert Ploeg

At Thurulgoona - Mrs Tamara 'Tamie' Fraser AO, 2018 Evert Ploeg

Portrait, oil on linen

Courtesy of the Australiana Fund

Dr Paul Scully-Power, 2005 Evert Ploeg
Dr Paul Scully-Power, 2005 Evert Ploeg
Dr Paul Scully-Power, 2005 Evert Ploeg

Dr Paul Scully-Power, 2005 Evert Ploeg

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with donated funds 2006

Equation of a life - a portrait of Professor Derek Denton, 2016 Evert Ploeg

Equation of a life – a portrait of Derek Denton 9 September 2016

Archived media releases 2016

The National Portrait Gallery, has welcomed the newest portrait commission of Emeritus Professor Derek Denton AC by Evert Ploeg.

Equation of a life - a portrait of Professor Derek Denton, 2016 Evert Ploeg
Equation of a life - a portrait of Professor Derek Denton, 2016 Evert Ploeg
Equation of a life - a portrait of Professor Derek Denton, 2016 Evert Ploeg

Equation of a life - a portrait of Professor Derek Denton, 2016 Evert Ploeg

Portrait, oil on linen

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Commissioned with the assistance of funds provided by Janet Whiting AM, Philip Lukies and Antonia Syme 2016

Fred Hilmer, 2018 Evert Ploeg

Fred Hilmer, 2018 by Evert Ploeg

General content

Commissioned with funds provided by Dr Helen Nugent AO 2018

Deborah Mailman, 1999 Evert Ploeg

The Secret Life of Deb

Magazine article by Michelle Fracaro, 2003

Australian actress Deborah Mailman is the subject of a unique portrait by Evert Ploeg.

Jessica Mauboy, 2018 David Rosetzky

National Portrait Gallery unveils twenty new portrait commissions to celebrate twenty years 18 October 2018

Archived media releases 2018

The National Portrait Gallery has unveiled twenty new portrait commissions of Australian leaders and individualists as part of its twentieth birthday celebrations in a new exhibition, 20/20: Celebrating twenty years with twenty new portrait commissions.

David Campese II, 2000 Paul Newton

Sporting Archibald

Previous exhibition, 2000
Celebrating the focus on sport during 2000, this special exhibition features our national sporting heroes and heroines immortalised on canvas
Evonne Goolagong, 1973 Ern McQuillan
Evonne Goolagong, 1973 Ern McQuillan
Evonne Goolagong, 1973 Ern McQuillan

Evonne Goolagong, 1973 Ern McQuillan

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds provided by L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2004

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