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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

Bill Henson

In their own words
In their own words

Recorded 2021

Simone Young
Simone Young
Simone Young

Simone Young, 2002

Bill Henson
Portrait, triptych of type C photographs on on paper

Commissioned with funds from the Farrell Family Foundation and the Basil Bressler Bequest 2002

Simone Young

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

'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
Ah Young
Ah Young

Ah Young, 2017

Pamela See
Portrait, papercut silhouette drawing

Purchased 2019

Nat Young
Nat Young
Nat Young

Nat Young, c. 1968

Albert Falzon
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of John Witzig 2006

Pro Hart & Associates
Pro Hart & Associates
Pro Hart & Associates

Pro Hart & Associates, 2004

Nick Young
Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2004

Nat in Hawaii
Nat in Hawaii
Nat in Hawaii

Nat in Hawaii, 1967

John Witzig
Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Gift of the artist 2008

Angus Young
Angus Young
Angus Young

Angus Young, 2003 (printed 2014)

Ingvar Kenne
Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Gift of the artist 2017. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.

Sir John Young
Sir John Young
Sir John Young

Sir John Young, c. 1862

Freeman Brothers
Portrait, albumen paper photograph on carte de visite

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2015

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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 past and present. We respectfully advise that this site includes works by, images of, names of, voices of and references to deceased people.

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