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Sean Godsell
Sean Godsell
Sean Godsell

Sean Godsell, 2009

Earl Carter
Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2010

Portrait of Troppo Architects, 2009

Thinking about architecture and portraiture

Magazine article by Dr Christopher Chapman, 2009

Dr Christopher Chapman describes the experimental exhibition Portraits + Architecture

Philip Flood AO
Philip Flood AO
Philip Flood AO

Philip Flood AO, 2020

Sean Hutton
Portrait, oil on canvas

Gift of Philip and Carole Flood 2021

Royal Solomon Islands Police Force recruits, Maranatha Hall, Honiara by Sean Davey

The art of peace

Magazine article by Sven Knudsen, 2018

Sean Davey captures the portrait of a nation renewed.

Portrait of Sean Godsell, 2009 by Earl Carter

Sean Godsell Architects

General content

Based in Melbourne, Sean Godsell is known internationally for his distinctive residential architecture.

Portrait of Johnson Pilton Walker,
Inside the National Portrait Gallery, Canberra,
25 Hours 31 minutes, 22-23 May 2009 by Ingvar Kenne

Portraits + Architecture

Previous exhibition, 2009

This exhibition explores creative process and identity.

Life Dancers, 2015 by Elizabeth Looker

National Photographic Portrait Prize 2016

Previous exhibition, 2016

The National Photographic Portrait Prize exhibition is selected from a national field of entries, reflecting the distinctive vision of Australia's aspiring and professional portrait photographers and the unique nature of their subjects.

Elizabeth

Darling Portrait Prize

Previous exhibition, 2020

The Darling Prize is a new annual prize for Australian portrait painters, painting Australian sitters. The winner receives a cash prize of $75,000.

Portrait 60

Spring 2018
Magazine

Ralph Heimans on his portraits, and features on Louis Kahan, Helena Rubinstein, Judy Cassab and Tasmanian convicts.

Karen Gillan, 2010

Hot Scots

Magazine article by Christopher Baker, 2013

James Holloway describes the first portraits you encounter when entering the Scottish National Portrait Gallery.

Mick Fanning at Snapper Rocks
Mick Fanning at Snapper Rocks
Mick Fanning at Snapper Rocks

Mick Fanning at Snapper Rocks, 2010

Andrew Maccoll
Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Purchased 2011

Daniel Whitechurch and Laura McKellar, Fitzroy, Melbourne, Australia, 2009 by Nikki Toole

Skater

Portraits by Nikki Toole
Previous exhibition, 2012

Nikki Toole has travelled the world to photograph skateboarders.

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