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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.

Mirka and Philippe - 9 Collins Street, c. 1966 (printed 2015) Lazar Krum
Mirka and Philippe - 9 Collins Street, c. 1966 (printed 2015) Lazar Krum
Mirka and Philippe - 9 Collins Street, c. 1966 (printed 2015) Lazar Krum

Mirka and Philippe - 9 Collins Street, c. 1966 (printed 2015) Lazar Krum

Portrait, inkjet print on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2015

Mirka Mora, 2001 Greg Weight
Mirka Mora, 2001 Greg Weight
Mirka Mora, 2001 Greg Weight

Mirka Mora, 2001 Greg Weight

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Patrick Corrigan AM 2004
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Mirka Mora, 1983 Andrew Sibley
Mirka Mora, 1983 Andrew Sibley
Mirka Mora, 1983 Andrew Sibley

Mirka Mora, 1983 Andrew Sibley

Portrait, pencil on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2010
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Mirka Mora, 2001 Greg Weight

It's a Mora!

Magazine article by Tedi Bills, 2016

Select extracts from Mirka Mora's autobiography, Wicked but Virtuous, provide rich accompaniment to recent Gallery acquisitions.  

Mirka - 9 Collins Street, c. 1966 (printed 2015) Lazar Krum
Mirka - 9 Collins Street, c. 1966 (printed 2015) Lazar Krum
Mirka - 9 Collins Street, c. 1966 (printed 2015) Lazar Krum

Mirka - 9 Collins Street, c. 1966 (printed 2015) Lazar Krum

Portrait, inkjet print on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2015

Portrait of Georges Mora, 1956 Charles Blackman
Portrait of Georges Mora, 1956 Charles Blackman
Portrait of Georges Mora, 1956 Charles Blackman

Portrait of Georges Mora, 1956 Charles Blackman

Portrait, oil on paper laid on board

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2011

Kate Girard, c. 1885 Mora of New York
Kate Girard, c. 1885 Mora of New York
Kate Girard, c. 1885 Mora of New York

Kate Girard, c. 1885 Mora of New York

Portrait, carte de visite photograph

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds provided by Graham Smith 2009

William - Aspendale, 1966 (printed 2015) Lazar Krum
William - Aspendale, 1966 (printed 2015) Lazar Krum
William - Aspendale, 1966 (printed 2015) Lazar Krum

William - Aspendale, 1966 (printed 2015) Lazar Krum

Portrait, inkjet print on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2015

Mirka and Philippe - 9 Collins Street, c. 1966 (printed 2015) Lazar Krum

New Australians bring creative wealth

Nearest & Dearest

Melbourne’s iconic culture-shapers

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Big bouquet of Blackmans

Magazine article by Dr Sarah Engledow, 2013

Dr. Sarah Engledow explores the context surrounding Charles Blackman's portrait of Judith Wright, Jack McKinney and their daughter Meredith.

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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.