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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.

Audience in the Palace Theater c1943

Exposed: Voyeurism Surveillance and the camera since 1870

Magazine article by Sandra Phillips, 2010

The Tate/SFMOMA exhibition Exposed examined the role of photography in voyeurism and how it challenges ideas of privacy and propriety.

Vincent Brady leading anti Bicentenary Protest, Brisbane, 1987 Michael Aird

Activating the space

Magazine article by Sandra Phillips, 2020

Sandra Phillips on portraits of Indigenous activism from Cairns Art Gallery’s 2019 Queen’s Land Blak Portraiture exhibition.

 

Ina Gregory, c. 1895 E. Phillips Fox
Ina Gregory, c. 1895 E. Phillips Fox
Ina Gregory, c. 1895 E. Phillips Fox

Ina Gregory, c. 1895 E. Phillips Fox

Portrait, conte crayon, charcoal on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2012

Charles Teo, 2012 Adam Chang

Charlie's angles

Magazine article by Stephen Phillips, 2017

Stephen Phillips talks to neurosurgeon Charlie Teo about his practice, perspectives and the anatomy of hope.

Portrait of Sir Joseph Banks, c. 1814 Thomas Phillips
Portrait of Sir Joseph Banks, c. 1814 Thomas Phillips
Portrait of Sir Joseph Banks, c. 1814 Thomas Phillips

Portrait of Sir Joseph Banks, c. 1814 Thomas Phillips

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2011

Ellen Stirling, c. 1828 Thomas Phillips
Ellen Stirling, c. 1828 Thomas Phillips
Ellen Stirling, c. 1828 Thomas Phillips

Ellen Stirling, c. 1828 Thomas Phillips

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds from the Ian Potter Foundation 2008

Sir Joseph Banks, 1840s C. E. Wagstaff after Thomas Phillips
Sir Joseph Banks, 1840s C. E. Wagstaff after Thomas Phillips
Sir Joseph Banks, 1840s C. E. Wagstaff after Thomas Phillips

Sir Joseph Banks, 1840s C. E. Wagstaff after Thomas Phillips

Portrait, engraving on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Gina and Ted Gregg 2010

Portrait of Sir Joseph Banks, president of the Royal Society, 1812 N Schiavonetti after Thomas Phillips
Portrait of Sir Joseph Banks, president of the Royal Society, 1812 N Schiavonetti after Thomas Phillips
Portrait of Sir Joseph Banks, president of the Royal Society, 1812 N Schiavonetti after Thomas Phillips

Portrait of Sir Joseph Banks, president of the Royal Society, 1812 N Schiavonetti after Thomas Phillips

Portrait, line engraving on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2010

Captain Sir John Franklin, Kt, KCH, KRG, DCL, FRS & c. Commander of the Arctic Expedition, 1845, c. 1847 Thomas Phillips, an unknown artist, D Bogue
Captain Sir John Franklin, Kt, KCH, KRG, DCL, FRS & c. Commander of the Arctic Expedition, 1845, c. 1847 Thomas Phillips, an unknown artist, D Bogue
Captain Sir John Franklin, Kt, KCH, KRG, DCL, FRS & c. Commander of the Arctic Expedition, 1845, c. 1847 Thomas Phillips, an unknown artist, D Bogue

Captain Sir John Franklin, Kt, KCH, KRG, DCL, FRS & c. Commander of the Arctic Expedition, 1845, c. 1847 Thomas Phillips, an unknown artist, D Bogue

Portrait, engraving on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Ted and Gina Gregg 2012

Miles and Arkie, 2015 by Clint Peloso

Shop Talk

Magazine article by Stephen Phillips, 2016

Angus and the arbiters talk (photo) shop for the National Photographic Portrait Prize.

Henry Bathurst, Earl Bathurst, 1810 Thomas Phillips, Henry Meyer
Henry Bathurst, Earl Bathurst, 1810 Thomas Phillips, Henry Meyer
Henry Bathurst, Earl Bathurst, 1810 Thomas Phillips, Henry Meyer

Henry Bathurst, Earl Bathurst, 1810 Thomas Phillips, Henry Meyer

Portrait, soft ground etching on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2012

Portrait 64 Summer 2019/20

Magazine

Marian Anderson, emerging photographer Charles Dennington, piscatorial portraits, and the poignant path of photographer Polixeni Papapetrou. and more.

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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.