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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.

Interview with Paul Newton video: 2 minutes

David Campese by Paul Newton

Portrait story

An interview with Paul Newton, the creator of the portrait of rugby legend David Campese.

David Campese II, 2000 Paul Newton
David Campese II, 2000 Paul Newton
David Campese II, 2000 Paul Newton

David Campese II, 2000 Paul Newton

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds from the Basil Bressler Bequest 2001

David Campese II, 2000 Paul Newton

Inspiration + Realisation: John Singer Sargent

Magazine article by Katherine Russell, 2006

Katherine Russell examines the art of Australian artist Paul Newton, referencing the portraiture of John Singer Sargent.

Patrick Corrigan, 2006 Paul Newton
Patrick Corrigan, 2006 Paul Newton
Patrick Corrigan, 2006 Paul Newton

Patrick Corrigan, 2006 Paul Newton

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Patrick Corrigan AM 2007

Gail Kelly, 2018 Paul Newton
Gail Kelly, 2018 Paul Newton
Gail Kelly, 2018 Paul Newton

Gail Kelly, 2018 Paul Newton

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Commissioned with funds provided by Westpac Group and Optus 2018

Imelda Roche, 2003 Paul Newton
Imelda Roche, 2003 Paul Newton
Imelda Roche, 2003 Paul Newton

Imelda Roche, 2003 Paul Newton

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Commissioned 2003

Portrait of Frank Lowy AC, 2014 Paul Newton
Portrait of Frank Lowy AC, 2014 Paul Newton
Portrait of Frank Lowy AC, 2014 Paul Newton

Portrait of Frank Lowy AC, 2014 Paul Newton

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2016
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Portrait of David Gonski AC, 2012 Paul Newton
Portrait of David Gonski AC, 2012 Paul Newton
Portrait of David Gonski AC, 2012 Paul Newton

Portrait of David Gonski AC, 2012 Paul Newton

Portrait, oil on linen

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2013
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Hélène Kirsova in Petrouchka, 1936-37 Max Dupain

Vintage Max

Magazine article by Gael Newton, 2003

Gael Newton delves into the life and art of renowned Australian photographer, Max Dupain.

Bert Newton, 2006 Robin Sellick
Bert Newton, 2006 Robin Sellick
Bert Newton, 2006 Robin Sellick

Bert Newton, 2006 Robin Sellick

Portrait, inkjet print on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2006

Janice Wakely, 1959 Helmut Newton
Janice Wakely, 1959 Helmut Newton
Janice Wakely, 1959 Helmut Newton

Janice Wakely, 1959 Helmut Newton

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Janice McIllree 2007

Mark McManus as Will by Mark Strizic

In and out of focus

Magazine article by Gael Newton, 2017

Gael Newton looks at Australian photography, film and the sixties through the novel lens of Mark Strizic.

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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.