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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.

Dan Sultan

Dan the man

Magazine article by India Bednall, 2015

Martin Philbey’s portrait of Dan Sultan.

Antonio van Diemen, Gouverneur Generaal van Nederlands Indiën
Antonio van Diemen, Gouverneur Generaal van Nederlands Indiën
Antonio van Diemen, Gouverneur Generaal van Nederlands Indiën

Antonio van Diemen, Gouverneur Generaal van Nederlands Indiën, c. 1725

Dirk Jongman after Matthys Balen
Portrait, engraving on paper

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

Joseph Dalton Hooker
Joseph Dalton Hooker
Joseph Dalton Hooker

Joseph Dalton Hooker, c. 1860

Rui Hoffmann
Portrait, lithograph on India laid paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2012

Christine Manfield
Christine Manfield
Christine Manfield

Christine Manfield, 1997

Selina Snow
Portrait, synthetic polymer paint on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 1999

Little Darlings Youth Portrait Prize finalists

Little Darlings Youth Portrait Prize 2022

Upcoming exhibition

Little Darlings is for primary and secondary students, with four separate categories across Kindergarten to Year 12. Responding to the theme ‘identity’, students painted, drew, photographed, printed or combined all of these to make their portrait.

Unsettled dogs, 2012 by Sam Jinks

Sam Jinks

More about In the flesh artists

Born in Bendigo, Victoria, Sam Jinks’ work can be found in various public collections that include the Kiran Nader Museum of Art, Dehli, India and the Museo Escultura Figurativa Internacional Contemporaenea (MEFIC), Portugal.

Andree Johnston-Bell
Andree Johnston-Bell
Andree Johnston-Bell

Andree Johnston-Bell, c. 1945

Walter Langhammer
Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Jocelyne MacLeod 2008

Man of the year #4, 2011 by Agus Suwage

Beyond the Self

Contemporary Portraiture from Asia
Previous exhibition, 2011

This exhibition examines the representation of the self in current South and Southeast Asian art practice through the work of artists from India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines and Thailand

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