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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.

Portrait of Georges Mora, 1956

Charles Blackman OBE
Portrait, oil on paper laid on board

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2011

Mirka and Philippe - 9 Collins Street, c. 1966 (printed 2015)

Lazar Krum
Portrait, inkjet print on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2015

Carla Zampatti, 2015

Georges Antoni
Portrait, inkjet print on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2016

Mirka Mora

In their own words
In their own words

Recorded 1965

Mirka Mora, 2001

Greg Weight
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Patrick Corrigan AM 2004
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

It's a Mora!

Magazine article by Tedi Bills, 2016

Select extracts from Mirka Mora's autobiography, Wicked but Virtuous, provide rich accompaniment to recent Gallery acquisitions.  

Mirka Mora, 1983

Andrew Sibley
Portrait, pencil on paper

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

Kate Girard, c. 1885

Mora of New York
Portrait, carte de visite photograph

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds provided by Graham Smith 2009

William - Aspendale, 1966 (printed 2015)

Lazar Krum
Portrait, inkjet print on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2015

Mirka - 9 Collins Street, c. 1966 (printed 2015)

Lazar Krum
Portrait, inkjet print on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2015

New Australians bring creative wealth

Nearest & Dearest

Melbourne’s iconic culture-shapers

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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.

The National Portrait Gallery is an Australian Government Agency