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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.

Hugo at home (Hugo Weaving)
Hugo at home (Hugo Weaving)
Hugo at home (Hugo Weaving)

Hugo at home (Hugo Weaving), 2011

Nicholas Harding
Portrait, oil on canvas

Purchased with funds provided by the Liangis family 2012

Nicholas Harding

'A portrait of Hugo Weaving'
Portrait story

Artist Nicholas Harding talks about how he became interested in portraiture, and his motivation in painting Hugo Weaving.

Henry Mayer
Henry Mayer
Henry Mayer

Henry Mayer, 1965

Hugo Wolfsohn
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Mrs Elaine Mayer and Ms Vicky Mayer 2011

Henry Mayer
Henry Mayer
Henry Mayer

Henry Mayer, 1965

Hugo Wolfsohn
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Mrs Elaine Mayer and Ms Vicky Mayer 2011

Traditional weaving workshop

Traditional weaving workshop walk-up

Event, Saturday 9 July

Celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples this NAIDOC week and join Ronnie Jordan a Kalkadoon Pitta Pitta woman, who will share her traditional ecological knowledge with you.

Robert 'Twogun' Rosen
Robert 'Twogun' Rosen
Robert 'Twogun' Rosen

Robert 'Twogun' Rosen, 1994

Lewis Morley
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2003
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Dame Elisabeth Murdoch

'Weaving the Dame'
Portrait story

An interview with Victorian Tapestry Workshop artists Sue Walker and Christopher Pyett.

Penny Fowler, John Barrington

The Board

Governance & Board

The Board oversees the Gallery's strategic directions, objectives and governance.

Sue Walker
Sue Walker
Sue Walker

Sue Walker, 1977

Lewis Morley
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2003
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

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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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