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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.

Toni Maticevski
Toni Maticevski
Toni Maticevski

Toni Maticevski, 2009 (printed 2010)

Dave Tacon
Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2010

Sally Robbins
Sally Robbins
Sally Robbins

Sally Robbins, 2005

Toni Wilkinson
Portrait, inkjet print

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2006

Caroline Pileggi
Caroline Pileggi
Caroline Pileggi

Caroline Pileggi, 2005

Toni Wilkinson
Portrait, inkjet print

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2006

Sharon Anyos
Sharon Anyos
Sharon Anyos

Sharon Anyos, 2006

Toni Wilkinson
Portrait, inkjet print

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2006

Lorian Graham
Lorian Graham
Lorian Graham

Lorian Graham, 2006

Toni Wilkinson
Portrait, inkjet print

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2006

Cathryn Fitzpatrick
Cathryn Fitzpatrick
Cathryn Fitzpatrick

Cathryn Fitzpatrick, 2006

Toni Wilkinson
Portrait, inkjet print

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2006

Shane Warne

Flash

Australian Athletes in Focus
Previous exhibition, 2006

Introduction The National Portrait Gallery’s photographic exhibition Flash: Australian Athletes in Focus explores various interpretations of Australian sporting men and women.

Caroline Pileggi

Ready , set... shoot

Magazine article by Christine Clark, 2006

The exhibition Flash: Australian Athletes in Focus offers various interpretations of sporting men and women by five Australian photographers.

Toni Collette as Muriel trying on a wedding dress by Robert McFarlane, Muriel’s Wedding, 1994

Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits opens

9 November 2017
Archived media releases 2017

Visitors will be left in awe with the National Portrait Gallery and National Film and Sound Archive of Australia’s (NFSA) new star-studded exhibition, Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits

Cate Blanchett

Australians in Hollywood

Previous exhibition, 2003

Although perceived to be a recent phenomenon, the 'Aussie invasion' of Hollywood can actually be traced as far back as the early 1900s

Helen Blaxland judging flower arrangements, c. 1940s photographer unknown

Petal to the mettle

Magazine article by Dr Sarah Engledow, 2019

Sarah Engledow lauds the very civil service of Dame Helen Blaxland.

Nicole Kidman

Australians in Hollywood

Magazine article by Simon Elliott, 2003

The exhibition Australians in Hollywood celebrated the achievements of Australians in the highly competitive American film industry.

Bee Miles

Good, bad and the ugly

Magazine article by Michael Desmond, 2007

Michael Desmond explores what makes a portrait subject significant.

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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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