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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.

Larry Corowa
Larry Corowa
Larry Corowa

Larry Corowa, 2006

Sahlan Hayes
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on resin-coated paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2006

Larry Sitsky

Larry Sitsky

In their own words
In their own words

Recorded 1967

Larry Adler, F.A.I. Insurance
Larry Adler, F.A.I. Insurance
Larry Adler, F.A.I. Insurance

Larry Adler, F.A.I. Insurance, n.d.

Joe Greenberg
Portrait, watercolour, crayon, coloured pencil and gouache on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2001

Larry Sitsky
Larry Sitsky
Larry Sitsky

Larry Sitsky, 1971

Sister Mary Brady
Portrait, oil on composition board

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Larry Sitsky and Magda Sitsky 2010

Peace, the Man and Hope
Peace, the Man and Hope
Peace, the Man and Hope

Peace, the Man and Hope, 2005

Brook Andrew, Larry Rawling
Portrait, screenprint on five sheets of paper

Gift of Brook Andrew in memory of Emmaline Rose Charnock 2012. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.

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Fleeing figure, 1988

Bea Maddock AM, Larry Rawlings
Portrait, colour photo screenprint on paper

Gift of David Archer 2016

Billy Mann 1963 by Larry Clark

Larry Clark

Tough & Tender
General content

Larry Clark's black-and-white documentary images of young outsiders reveal raw feelings. 

Portrait 52

Autumn 2016
Magazine

This issue feature articles on the National Photographic Portrait Prize 2016, Augustus Earle, Larry Clark, Jude Rae, Oodgeroo Noonuccal and more.

Koko & Kiko (42nd Street Series), 1980 by Larry Clark

Best buds

About Face article

It’s important to have a best bud when you’re growing up. For many boys the transition from boyhood through adolescence is defined by wanting to fit in. 

Spencer 2016, by Warwick Baker

Tough & Tender

Previous exhibition, 2016

Art by Warwick Baker, Chris Burden, Larry Clark, Rozalind Drummond, Nan Goldin, Robert Mapplethorpe and Collier Schorr explores personal relations, individual expression and fluid identity.

Spencer 2016, by Warwick Baker

Tough & Tender Media Release

14 July 2016
Archived media releases 2016

Photographs from internationally acclaimed artists Robert Mapplethorpe, Larry Clark, Nan Goldin, Collier Schorr and Chris Burden along with contemporary Australian artists, Rozalind Drummond and Warwick Baker will call the National Portrait Gallery home during our extraordinary winter exhibition Tough and Tender.

Shane Warne

Flash

Australian Athletes in Focus
Previous exhibition, 2006

Introduction The National Portrait Gallery’s photographic exhibition Flash: Australian Athletes in Focus explores various interpretations of Australian sporting men and women.

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