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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.

Mandy Martin, 1990 Anne Zahalka
Mandy Martin, 1990 Anne Zahalka
Mandy Martin, 1990 Anne Zahalka

Mandy Martin, 1990 Anne Zahalka

Portrait, direct positive colour photograph

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

Study for the portrait of Aldo Giurgola, 2005 Mandy Martin
Study for the portrait of Aldo Giurgola, 2005 Mandy Martin
Study for the portrait of Aldo Giurgola, 2005 Mandy Martin

Study for the portrait of Aldo Giurgola, 2005 Mandy Martin

Portrait, gouache, fibre tip pen and natural pigment on colour photocopy

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2005

Aldo Giurgola, 2005 Mandy Martin

A Life in Service

Magazine article by Mandy Martin, 2005

Artist Mandy Martin describes the creation of her portrait of Aldo Giurgola, principal architect of Australia's Parliament House.

Aldo Giurgola, 2005 Mandy Martin
Aldo Giurgola, 2005 Mandy Martin
Aldo Giurgola, 2005 Mandy Martin

Aldo Giurgola, 2005 Mandy Martin

Portrait, ochre, pigment and oil on canvas (triptych)

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the Royal Australian Institute of Architects 2005

Cate Blanchett, 2006 by Martin Schoeller

Martin Schoeller Close up

Previous exhibition, 2010

German-born American photographer Martin Schoeller's first exhibition in Australia presents compelling large-scale portraits. The exhibition explores human identity through photographs of individuals accustomed and unaccustomed to the spotlight.

Wainburranga (Paddy Fordham), 1986 Martin van der Wal
Wainburranga (Paddy Fordham), 1986 Martin van der Wal
Wainburranga (Paddy Fordham), 1986 Martin van der Wal

Wainburranga (Paddy Fordham), 1986 Martin van der Wal

Portrait, inkjet print on rag paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2005

Interview with Martin Sharp video: 2 minutes

Young Mo (Roy Rene) 'The artist's notebook'

Portrait story

An interview with Australian artist and collector of quirky artefacts, Martin Sharp.

Rover Thomas, 1986 Martin van der Wal
Rover Thomas, 1986 Martin van der Wal
Rover Thomas, 1986 Martin van der Wal

Rover Thomas, 1986 Martin van der Wal

Portrait, inkjet print on rag paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2005

Jimmy Wululu, 1986 Martin van der Wal
Jimmy Wululu, 1986 Martin van der Wal
Jimmy Wululu, 1986 Martin van der Wal

Jimmy Wululu, 1986 Martin van der Wal

Portrait, inkjet print on rag paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2005

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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.