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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.

Jørn Utzon, 1965 (printed 2006) Jozef Vissel
Jørn Utzon, 1965 (printed 2006) Jozef Vissel
Jørn Utzon, 1965 (printed 2006) Jozef Vissel

Jørn Utzon, 1965 (printed 2006) Jozef Vissel

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2006

Jørn Utzon, 1965 (printed 2006) Jozef Vissel
Jørn Utzon, 1965 (printed 2006) Jozef Vissel
Jørn Utzon, 1965 (printed 2006) Jozef Vissel

Jørn Utzon, 1965 (printed 2006) Jozef Vissel

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2005

Jørn Utzon, 2000 Ole Haupt

With a Little Help from my Friends

Magazine article by Simon Elliott, 2004

The story behind the acquisition of the portrait of Danish architect Jørn Utzon.

Jørn Utzon, 1965 (printed 2006) Jozef Vissel

The 'Multi Exposed Hand' 22 January 2005

General content

Photographer Jozef Vissel talks about his ‘Multi Exposed Hand’ portrait of Sydney Opera House architect Jørn Utzon.

Jørn Utzon, 2000 Ole Haupt
Jørn Utzon, 2000 Ole Haupt
Jørn Utzon, 2000 Ole Haupt

Jørn Utzon, 2000 Ole Haupt

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with assistance of the Circle of Friends 2004

Peter Hall Louis Kahan
Peter Hall Louis Kahan
Peter Hall Louis Kahan

Peter Hall, Louis Kahan

Portrait, fibre-tipped pen and pen and ink on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Mrs Lily Kahan 2017
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Jørn Utzon, 2000 Ole Haupt

2004 Supporters

Annual Appeal 2020

Sydney Opera House architect Jørn Utzon was the subject of the 2004 Circle of Friends Acquisition Fund.

Pat Painting No 1, 1983 Richard Larter
Pat Painting No 1, 1983 Richard Larter
Pat Painting No 1, 1983 Richard Larter

Pat Painting No 1, 1983 Richard Larter

Portrait, synthetic polymer paint on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Patrick Corrigan AM 2008

Study for commissioned portrait of HRH Crown Princess Mary of Denmark (profile head study), 2005 Jiawei Shen
Study for commissioned portrait of HRH Crown Princess Mary of Denmark (profile head study), 2005 Jiawei Shen
Study for commissioned portrait of HRH Crown Princess Mary of Denmark (profile head study), 2005 Jiawei Shen

Study for commissioned portrait of HRH Crown Princess Mary of Denmark (profile head study), 2005 Jiawei Shen

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Commissioned with funds provided by Mary Isabel Murphy 2005

Portrait of HRH Crown Princess Mary of Denmark, 2005 Jiawei Shen
Portrait of HRH Crown Princess Mary of Denmark, 2005 Jiawei Shen
Portrait of HRH Crown Princess Mary of Denmark, 2005 Jiawei Shen

Portrait of HRH Crown Princess Mary of Denmark, 2005 Jiawei Shen

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Commissioned with funds provided by Mary Isabel Murphy 2005

Elle Macpherson, 2000 Polly Borland

Australian visit in Denmark

Magazine article by Mette Skougaard, 2006

In April 2006 the National Portrait Gallery showcased Australian portraits at the Fredenksborg Castle in Denmark. 

Elle Macpherson, 2000 Polly Borland

Australian Visit

Previous exhibition, 2006

The exhibition will include works of art from the NPG Canberra's permanent collection with some inward loans and aims to highlight the achievements of notable Australians.

Self portrait, 1949 Louis Kahan

A guy from Paris

Magazine article by Dr Sarah Engledow, 2018

Sarah Engledow on a foundational gallery figure who was quick on the draw.

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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.