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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.

Marcia Langton, 2013 Juno Gemes
Marcia Langton, 2013 Juno Gemes
Marcia Langton, 2013 Juno Gemes

Marcia Langton, 2013 Juno Gemes

Portrait, inkjet print on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2015

Marcia Langton, 1982 Juno Gemes
Marcia Langton, 1982 Juno Gemes
Marcia Langton, 1982 Juno Gemes

Marcia Langton, 1982 Juno Gemes

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph, selenium toned on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2004

Marcia Langton, 2009 Brook Andrew, Trent Walter

Powerful energy

Magazine article by Dr Christopher Chapman, 2010

Dr Christopher Chapman explores the symbolism in the portrait commission of Marcia Langton by Brook Andrew.

Interview with Marcia Langton, Brook Andrew and Trent Walter video: 12 minutes

Marcia Langton, Brook Andrew and Trent Walter 'A big idea'

Portrait story

Professor Marcia Langton, artist Brook Andrew and printer Trent Walter discuss the creation of Marcia's portrait.

Marcia Langton, 2009 Brook Andrew, Trent Walter
Marcia Langton, 2009 Brook Andrew, Trent Walter
Marcia Langton, 2009 Brook Andrew, Trent Walter

Marcia Langton, 2009 Brook Andrew, Trent Walter

Portrait, screenprint

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Commissioned with funds provided by Marilyn Darling AC 2009

Peace, the Man and Hope (Anthony Mundine), 2005 by Brook Andrew and Larry Rawling (printer)

In focus

Magazine article, 2017

Brook Andrew, Marcia Langton and Anthony Mundine.

Marcia Hines, c. 1981 Lewis Morley
Marcia Hines, c. 1981 Lewis Morley
Marcia Hines, c. 1981 Lewis Morley

Marcia Hines, c. 1981 Lewis Morley

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

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

Marcia Ella, 2006 Sahlan Hayes
Marcia Ella, 2006 Sahlan Hayes
Marcia Ella, 2006 Sahlan Hayes

Marcia Ella, 2006 Sahlan Hayes

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on resin-coated paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2006

Portrait 37 September - November 2010

Magazine

This issue features Jenny Sages, Francis Bacon and Lucian Freud, Brook Andrew's portrait of Marcia Langton, Nicholas Harding, Lola Montez, Mick Molloy and more.

Marcia Langton, 2009 Brook Andrew, Trent Walter

Collection in focus: Brook Andrew

Previous exhibition, 2017

Experience the artistic clout of Brook Andrew’s portraits of Marcia Langton AM and Anthony Mundine.

Tim Flannery, 2006 Robert Hannaford

Provocative talks on Saturdays in September 29 August 2016

Archived media releases 2016

Join The Saturday Paper’s chief political correspondent, Karen Middleton, for A Month of Saturdays – afternoon conversations bringing current affairs experts to the Gallery for engaging, real-time discussions about the topics that matter.

Ningali Lawford-Wolf, 1996 (printed 2016) Stuart Spence

Powerful Indigenous women

Magazine article by June Oscar AO, 2017

June Oscar AO lauds three iconic Aboriginal figures in the Portrait Gallery collection who have inspired and influenced her.

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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.