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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.

Simone Young, 2002 Bill Henson
Simone Young, 2002 Bill Henson
Simone Young, 2002 Bill Henson

Simone Young, 2002 Bill Henson

Portrait, triptych of type C photographs

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Commissioned with funds from the Farrell Family Foundation and the Basil Bressler Bequest 2002

Simone Young, 2002 Bill Henson

Conduct becoming

Magazine article by Penelope Grist, 2017

Penelope Grist speaks to Bill Henson and Simone Young to discover the origins of the artist’s stunning photographic triptych.

Nat Young portrait story video: 2 minutes

Nat Young 'How to be a surfing legend'

Portrait story

Albert Falzon's photograph of Australian surfer Nat Young captures what it is to be a surfing hero.

Ah Young, 2017 Pamela See
Ah Young, 2017 Pamela See
Ah Young, 2017 Pamela See

Ah Young, 2017 Pamela See

Portrait, papercut silhouette drawing

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2019

Nat Young, c. 1968 Albert Falzon
Nat Young, c. 1968 Albert Falzon
Nat Young, c. 1968 Albert Falzon

Nat Young, c. 1968 Albert Falzon

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of John Witzig 2006

Pro Hart & Associates, 2004 Nick Young
Pro Hart & Associates, 2004 Nick Young
Pro Hart & Associates, 2004 Nick Young

Pro Hart & Associates, 2004 Nick Young

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2004

Nat in Hawaii, 1967 John Witzig
Nat in Hawaii, 1967 John Witzig
Nat in Hawaii, 1967 John Witzig

Nat in Hawaii, 1967 John Witzig

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2008

Sir John Young, c. 1862 Freeman Brothers
Sir John Young, c. 1862 Freeman Brothers
Sir John Young, c. 1862 Freeman Brothers

Sir John Young, c. 1862 Freeman Brothers

Portrait, albumen paper photograph on carte de visite

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2015

Angus Young, 2003 (printed 2014) Ingvar Kenne
Angus Young, 2003 (printed 2014) Ingvar Kenne
Angus Young, 2003 (printed 2014) Ingvar Kenne

Angus Young, 2003 (printed 2014) Ingvar Kenne

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2017
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Angus Young, AC/DC, LA, 1978 Rennie Ellis
Angus Young, AC/DC, LA, 1978 Rennie Ellis
Angus Young, AC/DC, LA, 1978 Rennie Ellis

Angus Young, AC/DC, LA, 1978 Rennie Ellis

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2006

The Australian exploring expedition travelling through scrub (from the Illustrated London News 1879), 1876 Jesse Young
The Australian exploring expedition travelling through scrub (from the Illustrated London News 1879), 1876 Jesse Young
The Australian exploring expedition travelling through scrub (from the Illustrated London News 1879), 1876 Jesse Young

The Australian exploring expedition travelling through scrub (from the Illustrated London News 1879), 1876 Jesse Young

Portrait, wood engraving on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2010

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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.