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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.

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Study for portrait of Les Murray, 1995 David Naseby
Study for portrait of Les Murray, 1995 David Naseby
Study for portrait of Les Murray, 1995 David Naseby

Study for portrait of Les Murray, 1995 David Naseby

Portrait, charcoal on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of David Naseby 2001

Study for portrait of Les Murray, 1995 David Naseby
Study for portrait of Les Murray, 1995 David Naseby
Study for portrait of Les Murray, 1995 David Naseby

Study for portrait of Les Murray, 1995 David Naseby

Portrait, charcoal on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of David Naseby 2001

Study for portrait of Bob Ellis, 1999 David Naseby
Study for portrait of Bob Ellis, 1999 David Naseby
Study for portrait of Bob Ellis, 1999 David Naseby

Study for portrait of Bob Ellis, 1999 David Naseby

Portrait, charcoal on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of David Naseby 2001

Study for portrait of Bob Ellis, 1999 David Naseby
Study for portrait of Bob Ellis, 1999 David Naseby
Study for portrait of Bob Ellis, 1999 David Naseby

Study for portrait of Bob Ellis, 1999 David Naseby

Portrait, charcoal on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of David Naseby 2001

Bob Ellis, 1999 David Naseby
Bob Ellis, 1999 David Naseby
Bob Ellis, 1999 David Naseby

Bob Ellis, 1999 David Naseby

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds from the Basil Bressler Bequest 2001

Les Murray, 1995 David Naseby
Les Murray, 1995 David Naseby
Les Murray, 1995 David Naseby

Les Murray, 1995 David Naseby

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds from the Basil Bressler Bequest 2001

Bob Ellis, 1999 David Naseby

Tribute Bob Ellis

Magazine article, 2016

Bob Ellis (1942–2016) was a journalist, columnist, screenwriter, film director, playwright, speechwriter and critic.

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A blackguard rehearsing - Max Cullen, 2001 David Naseby

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Nigel Naseby 2007
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Geoff Cousins, 2017 David Naseby
Geoff Cousins, 2017 David Naseby
Geoff Cousins, 2017 David Naseby

Geoff Cousins, 2017 David Naseby

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Geoff Cousins AM 2007

Clifton Pugh painting in the studio, 1974 Fred Williams

Painting mates

Magazine article by Michael Desmond, 2011

Michael Desmond discusses Fred Williams' portraits of friends, artist Clifton Pugh, David Aspden and writer Stephen Murray-Smith, and the stylistic connections between his portraits and landscapes.

David Potts reflected in a magazine page, c. 1949 (printed 2000) David Moore
David Potts reflected in a magazine page, c. 1949 (printed 2000) David Moore
David Potts reflected in a magazine page, c. 1949 (printed 2000) David Moore

David Potts reflected in a magazine page, c. 1949 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

David Gulpilil, Arnhem Land, 1981 (printed 2000) David Moore
David Gulpilil, Arnhem Land, 1981 (printed 2000) David Moore
David Gulpilil, Arnhem Land, 1981 (printed 2000) David Moore

David Gulpilil, Arnhem Land, 1981 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Peasant woman, the Dolomites, Italy, 1951 (printed 2000) David Moore
Peasant woman, the Dolomites, Italy, 1951 (printed 2000) David Moore
Peasant woman, the Dolomites, Italy, 1951 (printed 2000) David Moore

Peasant woman, the Dolomites, Italy, 1951 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Surry Hills boy 1, 1948 (printed 2000) David Moore
Surry Hills boy 1, 1948 (printed 2000) David Moore
Surry Hills boy 1, 1948 (printed 2000) David Moore

Surry Hills boy 1, 1948 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Traffic dodgers, Piccadilly Circus, London, c. 1953 (printed 2000) David Moore
Traffic dodgers, Piccadilly Circus, London, c. 1953 (printed 2000) David Moore
Traffic dodgers, Piccadilly Circus, London, c. 1953 (printed 2000) David Moore

Traffic dodgers, Piccadilly Circus, London, c. 1953 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Traffic dodgers, Piccadilly Circus, London, c. 1953 (printed 2000) David Moore
Traffic dodgers, Piccadilly Circus, London, c. 1953 (printed 2000) David Moore
Traffic dodgers, Piccadilly Circus, London, c. 1953 (printed 2000) David Moore

Traffic dodgers, Piccadilly Circus, London, c. 1953 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

New Year's Eve, Piccadilly Circus, London, c. 1952 (printed 2000) David Moore
New Year's Eve, Piccadilly Circus, London, c. 1952 (printed 2000) David Moore
New Year's Eve, Piccadilly Circus, London, c. 1952 (printed 2000) David Moore

New Year's Eve, Piccadilly Circus, London, c. 1952 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Battersea Fun Fair, London, c. 1952 (printed 2000) David Moore
Battersea Fun Fair, London, c. 1952 (printed 2000) David Moore
Battersea Fun Fair, London, c. 1952 (printed 2000) David Moore

Battersea Fun Fair, London, c. 1952 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Miners, Pacific Colliery, Hunter Valley, New South Wales, c. 1949 (printed 2000) David Moore
Miners, Pacific Colliery, Hunter Valley, New South Wales, c. 1949 (printed 2000) David Moore
Miners, Pacific Colliery, Hunter Valley, New South Wales, c. 1949 (printed 2000) David Moore

Miners, Pacific Colliery, Hunter Valley, New South Wales, c. 1949 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Traffic dodgers, Piccadilly Circus, London, c. 1953 (printed 2000) David Moore
Traffic dodgers, Piccadilly Circus, London, c. 1953 (printed 2000) David Moore
Traffic dodgers, Piccadilly Circus, London, c. 1953 (printed 2000) David Moore

Traffic dodgers, Piccadilly Circus, London, c. 1953 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Tall-ship sailor, Torbay, Devon, c. 1954 (printed 2000) David Moore
Tall-ship sailor, Torbay, Devon, c. 1954 (printed 2000) David Moore
Tall-ship sailor, Torbay, Devon, c. 1954 (printed 2000) David Moore

Tall-ship sailor, Torbay, Devon, c. 1954 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Coalmine manager, Burragorang Valley, New South Wales, c. 1949 (printed 2000) David Moore
Coalmine manager, Burragorang Valley, New South Wales, c. 1949 (printed 2000) David Moore
Coalmine manager, Burragorang Valley, New South Wales, c. 1949 (printed 2000) David Moore

Coalmine manager, Burragorang Valley, New South Wales, c. 1949 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Traffic dodgers, Piccadilly Circus, London, c. 1953 (printed 2000) David Moore
Traffic dodgers, Piccadilly Circus, London, c. 1953 (printed 2000) David Moore
Traffic dodgers, Piccadilly Circus, London, c. 1953 (printed 2000) David Moore

Traffic dodgers, Piccadilly Circus, London, c. 1953 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Sugarcane cutter, Murwillumbah, New South Wales, 1966 (printed 2000) David Moore
Sugarcane cutter, Murwillumbah, New South Wales, 1966 (printed 2000) David Moore
Sugarcane cutter, Murwillumbah, New South Wales, 1966 (printed 2000) David Moore

Sugarcane cutter, Murwillumbah, New South Wales, 1966 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Russian oarsmen at Henley Royal Regatta, Oxfordshire, 1955 (printed 2000) David Moore
Russian oarsmen at Henley Royal Regatta, Oxfordshire, 1955 (printed 2000) David Moore
Russian oarsmen at Henley Royal Regatta, Oxfordshire, 1955 (printed 2000) David Moore

Russian oarsmen at Henley Royal Regatta, Oxfordshire, 1955 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Migrants arriving in Sydney, 1966 (printed 2000) David Moore
Migrants arriving in Sydney, 1966 (printed 2000) David Moore
Migrants arriving in Sydney, 1966 (printed 2000) David Moore

Migrants arriving in Sydney, 1966 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Chelsea Flower Show, London, c. 1956 (printed 2000) David Moore
Chelsea Flower Show, London, c. 1956 (printed 2000) David Moore
Chelsea Flower Show, London, c. 1956 (printed 2000) David Moore

Chelsea Flower Show, London, c. 1956 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Sydney pedestrian, 1963 (printed 2000) David Moore
Sydney pedestrian, 1963 (printed 2000) David Moore
Sydney pedestrian, 1963 (printed 2000) David Moore

Sydney pedestrian, 1963 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Nuns at Lourdes Centenary, France, 1958 (printed 2000) David Moore
Nuns at Lourdes Centenary, France, 1958 (printed 2000) David Moore
Nuns at Lourdes Centenary, France, 1958 (printed 2000) David Moore

Nuns at Lourdes Centenary, France, 1958 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Bar Billiards, Lancelin, Western Australia, 1963 (printed 2000) David Moore
Bar Billiards, Lancelin, Western Australia, 1963 (printed 2000) David Moore
Bar Billiards, Lancelin, Western Australia, 1963 (printed 2000) David Moore

Bar Billiards, Lancelin, Western Australia, 1963 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Priest at Lourdes Centenary, France, 1958 (printed 2000) David Moore
Priest at Lourdes Centenary, France, 1958 (printed 2000) David Moore
Priest at Lourdes Centenary, France, 1958 (printed 2000) David Moore

Priest at Lourdes Centenary, France, 1958 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Baseball fans, Yankee Stadium, New York, 1956 (printed 2000) David Moore
Baseball fans, Yankee Stadium, New York, 1956 (printed 2000) David Moore
Baseball fans, Yankee Stadium, New York, 1956 (printed 2000) David Moore

Baseball fans, Yankee Stadium, New York, 1956 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Cray fishermen, Lancelin, Western Australia, 1963 (printed 2000) David Moore
Cray fishermen, Lancelin, Western Australia, 1963 (printed 2000) David Moore
Cray fishermen, Lancelin, Western Australia, 1963 (printed 2000) David Moore

Cray fishermen, Lancelin, Western Australia, 1963 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Aboriginal couple, Finniss Springs Mission, South Australia, 1959 (printed 2000) David Moore
Aboriginal couple, Finniss Springs Mission, South Australia, 1959 (printed 2000) David Moore
Aboriginal couple, Finniss Springs Mission, South Australia, 1959 (printed 2000) David Moore

Aboriginal couple, Finniss Springs Mission, South Australia, 1959 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Dublin Horse Show spectators, 1956 (printed 2000) David Moore
Dublin Horse Show spectators, 1956 (printed 2000) David Moore
Dublin Horse Show spectators, 1956 (printed 2000) David Moore

Dublin Horse Show spectators, 1956 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Pitjantjatjara schoolboy, Ernabella, South Australia, 1963 (printed 2000) David Moore
Pitjantjatjara schoolboy, Ernabella, South Australia, 1963 (printed 2000) David Moore
Pitjantjatjara schoolboy, Ernabella, South Australia, 1963 (printed 2000) David Moore

Pitjantjatjara schoolboy, Ernabella, South Australia, 1963 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Rolling Stones fans, Sydney, 1965 (printed 2000) David Moore
Rolling Stones fans, Sydney, 1965 (printed 2000) David Moore
Rolling Stones fans, Sydney, 1965 (printed 2000) David Moore

Rolling Stones fans, Sydney, 1965 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Bar, Betoota races, Queensland, 1961 (printed 2000) David Moore
Bar, Betoota races, Queensland, 1961 (printed 2000) David Moore
Bar, Betoota races, Queensland, 1961 (printed 2000) David Moore

Bar, Betoota races, Queensland, 1961 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Video still from Dream Job, 2011 by David M Thomas

David M Thomas Dream Job

Previous exhibition, 2011

Since 1993 Brisbane-based artist David M Thomas has investigated self identity through art works that encompass painting, text, audio, video and performance.

David Moore, Corio, Victoria, 1942 (printed 2000) David Moore
David Moore, Corio, Victoria, 1942 (printed 2000) David Moore
David Moore, Corio, Victoria, 1942 (printed 2000) David Moore

David Moore, Corio, Victoria, 1942 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

David Gist

David Gist

Biography

David Gist is an Acquisitions Officer at the Australian War Memorial, the most recent position in a career spanning a broad range of fields in the museums sector.

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Mr David Mort

Biography

States of significance: NSW.

Darling Portrait Prize People's Choice Award announcement video: 5 minutes

People's Choice Award announcement

General content

We are delighted to announce the winner of the $10,000 People's Choice Award for the inaugural Darling Portrait Prize is David Darcy for his painting of farmer and environmentalist Wendy Bowman.

Self portrait, Cyprus, 1953 David Potts
Self portrait, Cyprus, 1953 David Potts
Self portrait, Cyprus, 1953 David Potts

Self portrait, Cyprus, 1953 David Potts

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2001

Portrait of an Artist (Self portrait), 1944 David Strachan
Portrait of an Artist (Self portrait), 1944 David Strachan
Portrait of an Artist (Self portrait), 1944 David Strachan

Portrait of an Artist (Self portrait), 1944 David Strachan

Portrait, oil on canvas board

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2017

Bookmakers at race meeting, England, c. 1954 (printed 2000) David Moore
Bookmakers at race meeting, England, c. 1954 (printed 2000) David Moore
Bookmakers at race meeting, England, c. 1954 (printed 2000) David Moore

Bookmakers at race meeting, England, c. 1954 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Racegoers, Melbourne Cup, 1991 (printed 2000) David Moore
Racegoers, Melbourne Cup, 1991 (printed 2000) David Moore
Racegoers, Melbourne Cup, 1991 (printed 2000) David Moore

Racegoers, Melbourne Cup, 1991 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Copeman, gardener, Great Yarmouth by John Dempsey

Dempsey's people A folio of British street portraits 1824–1844

Previous exhibition, 2017

Dempsey’s people: a folio of British street portraits 1824–1844 is the first exhibition to showcase the compelling watercolour images of English street people made by the itinerant English painter John Dempsey throughout the first half of the nineteenth century.

Semi self portrait, Hunter Valley, 1992 (printed 2000) David Moore
Semi self portrait, Hunter Valley, 1992 (printed 2000) David Moore
Semi self portrait, Hunter Valley, 1992 (printed 2000) David Moore

Semi self portrait, Hunter Valley, 1992 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Self portrait, 1976 (printed 2005) David Malin
Self portrait, 1976 (printed 2005) David Malin
Self portrait, 1976 (printed 2005) David Malin

Self portrait, 1976 (printed 2005) David Malin

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2005

Thua Tich, South Vietnam, 1969-06 by Christopher Bellis

The jungle look

Magazine article by David Gist, 2019

David Gist steps beyond the public relations veneer of Australia’s official Vietnam War portrait photographs.

Thomas Gainsborough, c.1758-59 by Thomas Gainsborough

Keep it in the family

Magazine article by David Solkin, 2019

David Solkin ponders the provocations and inspirations of the enigmatic Thomas Gainsborough.

Mary (or Diana) Croker, mat woman, Colchester, 1823 by John Dempsey

Unknown drawer

Magazine article by Dr David Hansen, 2017

Dempsey’s People curator David Hansen chronicles a research tale replete with serendipity, adventure and Tasmanian tigers.

Karlo, 2017 by David Rosetzky

Observation point

Magazine article by David Rosetzky, 2019

I work with portraiture as a way to explore the nuances and complexities of contemporary selfhood and subjectivity.

David McAllister video: 4 minutes 45 seconds

David McAllister 'Complex stories without words'

Portrait story

Artistic Director of The Australian Ballet, David McAllister describes the trajectory of his relationship with dance.

David Malangi Daymirringu, 1986 Martin van der Wal
David Malangi Daymirringu, 1986 Martin van der Wal
David Malangi Daymirringu, 1986 Martin van der Wal

David Malangi Daymirringu, 1986 Martin van der Wal

Portrait, inkjet print on rag paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2005

David Low, 1917 Rudolph Buchner
David Low, 1917 Rudolph Buchner
David Low, 1917 Rudolph Buchner

David Low, 1917 Rudolph Buchner

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph sepia toned on cardboard

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2012

David Clarke, 1995 (printed 2018) Gary Ede
David Clarke, 1995 (printed 2018) Gary Ede
David Clarke, 1995 (printed 2018) Gary Ede

David Clarke, 1995 (printed 2018) Gary Ede

Portrait, inkjet print on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2018

John David, Davids Holdings, Largest Grocery Wholesalers Joe Greenberg
John David, Davids Holdings, Largest Grocery Wholesalers Joe Greenberg
John David, Davids Holdings, Largest Grocery Wholesalers Joe Greenberg

John David, Davids Holdings, Largest Grocery Wholesalers, Joe Greenberg

Portrait, watercolour, crayon, coloured pencil, fibre-tipped pen and gouache on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2001

Fay Bottrell, 1981 David Campbell
Fay Bottrell, 1981 David Campbell
Fay Bottrell, 1981 David Campbell

Fay Bottrell, 1981 David Campbell

Portrait, oil and synthetic polymer paint on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Elizabeth Campbell-MacKenzie on behalf of the family of David Campbell 2012

Alec Hope, c. 1985 (printed 2007) David Brooks
Alec Hope, c. 1985 (printed 2007) David Brooks
Alec Hope, c. 1985 (printed 2007) David Brooks

Alec Hope, c. 1985 (printed 2007) David Brooks

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2007

Jarinyanu Dancing at Broome Festival, 1990 Jarinyanu David Downs
Jarinyanu Dancing at Broome Festival, 1990 Jarinyanu David Downs
Jarinyanu Dancing at Broome Festival, 1990 Jarinyanu David Downs

Jarinyanu Dancing at Broome Festival, 1990 Jarinyanu David Downs

Portrait, natural earth pigments and synthetic polymer paint on linen

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2017

Tim Riley, Santa Teresa Mission, near Alice Springs, 1965 (printed 2000) David Moore
Tim Riley, Santa Teresa Mission, near Alice Springs, 1965 (printed 2000) David Moore
Tim Riley, Santa Teresa Mission, near Alice Springs, 1965 (printed 2000) David Moore

Tim Riley, Santa Teresa Mission, near Alice Springs, 1965 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Hal Porter, Port Fairy, Victoria, 1969 (printed 2000) David Moore
Hal Porter, Port Fairy, Victoria, 1969 (printed 2000) David Moore
Hal Porter, Port Fairy, Victoria, 1969 (printed 2000) David Moore

Hal Porter, Port Fairy, Victoria, 1969 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Len Howard, Surrey, 1957 (printed 2000) David Moore
Len Howard, Surrey, 1957 (printed 2000) David Moore
Len Howard, Surrey, 1957 (printed 2000) David Moore

Len Howard, Surrey, 1957 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Les Blakebrough, Mittagong, New South Wales, 1962 (printed 2000) David Moore
Les Blakebrough, Mittagong, New South Wales, 1962 (printed 2000) David Moore
Les Blakebrough, Mittagong, New South Wales, 1962 (printed 2000) David Moore

Les Blakebrough, Mittagong, New South Wales, 1962 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Professor A D Hope, Canberra, 1963 (printed 2000) David Moore
Professor A D Hope, Canberra, 1963 (printed 2000) David Moore
Professor A D Hope, Canberra, 1963 (printed 2000) David Moore

Professor A D Hope, Canberra, 1963 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Max Dupain, Artamon, Sydney, 1979 (printed 2000) David Moore
Max Dupain, Artamon, Sydney, 1979 (printed 2000) David Moore
Max Dupain, Artamon, Sydney, 1979 (printed 2000) David Moore

Max Dupain, Artamon, Sydney, 1979 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Federal Statistican Knibbs, 1919 David Low

The numbers man

Magazine article by Dr Sarah Engledow, 2011

Dr. Sarah Engledow tells the story of Australia's first Federal statistician, Sir George Knibbs.

Bernard O'Dowd, Poet, 1919 David Low
Bernard O'Dowd, Poet, 1919 David Low
Bernard O'Dowd, Poet, 1919 David Low

Bernard O'Dowd, Poet, 1919 David Low

Portrait, pen and ink on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2008

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Max Schubert, 1980 David Simpson

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2014

Federal Statistican Knibbs, 1919 David Low
Federal Statistican Knibbs, 1919 David Low
Federal Statistican Knibbs, 1919 David Low

Federal Statistican Knibbs, 1919 David Low

Portrait, ink and gouache on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2011

Dave Dow, 1922 Tom Glover
Dave Dow, 1922 Tom Glover
Dave Dow, 1922 Tom Glover

Dave Dow, 1922 Tom Glover

Portrait, pen and ink on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2012

Interview with Paul Newton video: 2 minutes

David Campese by Paul Newton

Portrait story

An interview with Paul Newton, the creator of the portrait of rugby legend David Campese.

What the tree saw: David Foster, 2018 Jacqui Stockdale
What the tree saw: David Foster, 2018 Jacqui Stockdale
What the tree saw: David Foster, 2018 Jacqui Stockdale

What the tree saw: David Foster, 2018 Jacqui Stockdale

Portrait, inkjet print and oil on canvas, mounted with inset axe pendant

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Commissioned with funds provided by the Sid and Fiona Myer Family Foundation 2018

Sketch portrait of David Aspden, 1975 Fred Williams
Sketch portrait of David Aspden, 1975 Fred Williams
Sketch portrait of David Aspden, 1975 Fred Williams

Sketch portrait of David Aspden, 1975 Fred Williams

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Lyn Williams AM 2011
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

David Gulpilil, 1978 Juno Gemes
David Gulpilil, 1978 Juno Gemes
David Gulpilil, 1978 Juno Gemes

David Gulpilil, 1978 Juno Gemes

Portrait, inkjet print on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2005
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

David Combe and the portrait, 1983 Keith Looby
David Combe and the portrait, 1983 Keith Looby
David Combe and the portrait, 1983 Keith Looby

David Combe and the portrait, 1983 Keith Looby

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of David Combe 1998
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Portrait of David Dridan, 1992 Brian Dunlop
Portrait of David Dridan, 1992 Brian Dunlop
Portrait of David Dridan, 1992 Brian Dunlop

Portrait of David Dridan, 1992 Brian Dunlop

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of David Dridan OAM 2017

David McComb (of The Triffids), 1987 Bleddyn Butcher
David McComb (of The Triffids), 1987 Bleddyn Butcher
David McComb (of The Triffids), 1987 Bleddyn Butcher

David McComb (of The Triffids), 1987 Bleddyn Butcher

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2002

David Chalmers, 2011 Nick Mourtzakis
David Chalmers, 2011 Nick Mourtzakis
David Chalmers, 2011 Nick Mourtzakis

David Chalmers, 2011 Nick Mourtzakis

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Commissioned 2011

David Campese II, 2000 Paul Newton
David Campese II, 2000 Paul Newton
David Campese II, 2000 Paul Newton

David Campese II, 2000 Paul Newton

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds from the Basil Bressler Bequest 2001

Boy with surfboard cross: David Rastovich, 1999 (printed 2005) Scott Redford
Boy with surfboard cross: David Rastovich, 1999 (printed 2005) Scott Redford
Boy with surfboard cross: David Rastovich, 1999 (printed 2005) Scott Redford

Boy with surfboard cross: David Rastovich, 1999 (printed 2005) Scott Redford

Portrait, offset lithograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Scott Redford 2009
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Jarinyanu David Downs, 1986 Martin van der Wal
Jarinyanu David Downs, 1986 Martin van der Wal
Jarinyanu David Downs, 1986 Martin van der Wal

Jarinyanu David Downs, 1986 Martin van der Wal

Portrait, inkjet print on rag paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2005

The Australian Tom Thumb (John David Armstrong), c. 1880 J D. Cooper
The Australian Tom Thumb (John David Armstrong), c. 1880 J D. Cooper
The Australian Tom Thumb (John David Armstrong), c. 1880 J D. Cooper

The Australian Tom Thumb (John David Armstrong), c. 1880 J D. Cooper

Portrait, carte de visite photograph

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2014

David Warren, c. 2004 an unknown artist
David Warren, c. 2004 an unknown artist
David Warren, c. 2004 an unknown artist

David Warren, c. 2004 an unknown artist

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the Defence Science and Technology Organisation, Commonwealth Department of Defence 2005

David Malouf, 1980 Jeffrey Smart
David Malouf, 1980 Jeffrey Smart
David Malouf, 1980 Jeffrey Smart

David Malouf, 1980 Jeffrey Smart

Portrait, pencil on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Dr Gene Sherman AM and Brian Sherman AM 2012
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

David Williamson, 1974 (printed 2001) Gordon Glenn
David Williamson, 1974 (printed 2001) Gordon Glenn
David Williamson, 1974 (printed 2001) Gordon Glenn

David Williamson, 1974 (printed 2001) Gordon Glenn

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2001

The Movie Star (David Gulpilil), 1985 Tracey Moffatt
The Movie Star (David Gulpilil), 1985 Tracey Moffatt
The Movie Star (David Gulpilil), 1985 Tracey Moffatt

The Movie Star (David Gulpilil), 1985 Tracey Moffatt

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Courtesy of the artist and Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney.
Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 1998
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Gulpilil (David) Dreaming - Kakadu 2006 George Fetting
Gulpilil (David) Dreaming - Kakadu 2006 George Fetting
Gulpilil (David) Dreaming - Kakadu 2006 George Fetting

Gulpilil (David) Dreaming - Kakadu 2006, 2006 George Fetting

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2008

Adrian Rawlins, 1977 David Campbell
Adrian Rawlins, 1977 David Campbell
Adrian Rawlins, 1977 David Campbell

Adrian Rawlins, 1977 David Campbell

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Elizabeth Campbell-MacKenzie on behalf of the family of David Campbell 2012

David Wenham, 1998 (printed 2005) Ingvar Kenne
David Wenham, 1998 (printed 2005) Ingvar Kenne
David Wenham, 1998 (printed 2005) Ingvar Kenne

David Wenham, 1998 (printed 2005) 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

David Unaipon, n.d. an unknown artist
David Unaipon, n.d. an unknown artist
David Unaipon, n.d. an unknown artist

David Unaipon, n.d. an unknown artist

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2011

David Williamson, 2012 Dave Tacon
David Williamson, 2012 Dave Tacon
David Williamson, 2012 Dave Tacon

David Williamson, 2012 Dave Tacon

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2012

David Williamson, late 1970's Louis Kahan
David Williamson, late 1970's Louis Kahan
David Williamson, late 1970's Louis Kahan

David Williamson, late 1970's Louis Kahan

Portrait, pen and ink on paper

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

David Walsh, 2010 Andres Serrano
David Walsh, 2010 Andres Serrano
David Walsh, 2010 Andres Serrano

David Walsh, 2010 Andres Serrano

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2014

David Helfgott, 1987 Geoffrey McGeachin
David Helfgott, 1987 Geoffrey McGeachin
David Helfgott, 1987 Geoffrey McGeachin

David Helfgott, 1987 Geoffrey McGeachin

Portrait, silver gelatin photograph, selenium toned on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Geoffrey McGeachin 2015

David Malouf, 1993 Rick Amor
David Malouf, 1993 Rick Amor
David Malouf, 1993 Rick Amor

David Malouf, 1993 Rick Amor

Portrait, etching on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2005
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Get Wet series (David Twohill), 1979 Paul Worstead
Get Wet series (David Twohill), 1979 Paul Worstead
Get Wet series (David Twohill), 1979 Paul Worstead

Get Wet series (David Twohill), 1979 Paul Worstead

Portrait, screenprint on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds from the Basil Bressler Bequest 2001

The Vivisector - David Williamson, 2017 Danelle Bergstrom
The Vivisector - David Williamson, 2017 Danelle Bergstrom
The Vivisector - David Williamson, 2017 Danelle Bergstrom

The Vivisector - David Williamson, 2017 Danelle Bergstrom

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2018
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

The Australian Tom Thumb (John David Armstrong), c.1880 Sarony & Co.
The Australian Tom Thumb (John David Armstrong), c.1880 Sarony & Co.
The Australian Tom Thumb (John David Armstrong), c.1880 Sarony & Co.

The Australian Tom Thumb (John David Armstrong), c.1880 Sarony & Co.

Portrait, carte de visite photograph

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2014

Creatures of Leisure series (David 'Bird' Twohill), 1982 Paul Worstead
Creatures of Leisure series (David 'Bird' Twohill), 1982 Paul Worstead
Creatures of Leisure series (David 'Bird' Twohill), 1982 Paul Worstead

Creatures of Leisure series (David 'Bird' Twohill), 1982 Paul Worstead

Portrait, screenprint on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2001

Harry Seidler, Killara, Sydney, 1984 (printed 2000) David Moore

A Captured Moment

Magazine article by Simon Elliott, 2001

The acquisition of David Moore's archive of portrait photographs for the National Portrait Gallery's collection.

Rodney Hall, 2005 David Warren
Rodney Hall, 2005 David Warren
Rodney Hall, 2005 David Warren

Rodney Hall, 2005 David Warren

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2006

Cathy Freeman, 2000 David Caird
Cathy Freeman, 2000 David Caird
Cathy Freeman, 2000 David Caird

Cathy Freeman, 2000 David Caird

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of David Caird and Melbourne Herald Sun 2003

Julian Burnside AO QC, 2004 (printed 2012) David Roberts
Julian Burnside AO QC, 2004 (printed 2012) David Roberts
Julian Burnside AO QC, 2004 (printed 2012) David Roberts

Julian Burnside AO QC, 2004 (printed 2012) David Roberts

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2012

The black coat: Lily Brett, 1989 David Rankin
The black coat: Lily Brett, 1989 David Rankin
The black coat: Lily Brett, 1989 David Rankin

The black coat: Lily Brett, 1989 David Rankin

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Dr Gene Sherman AM and Brian Sherman AM 2012
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Robert Menzies, Lancaster House, London, 1956 (printed 2000) David Moore
Robert Menzies, Lancaster House, London, 1956 (printed 2000) David Moore
Robert Menzies, Lancaster House, London, 1956 (printed 2000) David Moore

Robert Menzies, Lancaster House, London, 1956 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Sidney Nolan, Western Australia, 1962 (printed 2000) David Moore
Sidney Nolan, Western Australia, 1962 (printed 2000) David Moore
Sidney Nolan, Western Australia, 1962 (printed 2000) David Moore

Sidney Nolan, Western Australia, 1962 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Prue Acton, 2012 David Roberts
Prue Acton, 2012 David Roberts
Prue Acton, 2012 David Roberts

Prue Acton, 2012 David Roberts

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2012

Toby Wilson, Murwillumbah, 1966 (printed 2000) David Moore
Toby Wilson, Murwillumbah, 1966 (printed 2000) David Moore
Toby Wilson, Murwillumbah, 1966 (printed 2000) David Moore

Toby Wilson, Murwillumbah, 1966 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Laurie Chow, engineer, Glebe Island Bridge, Sydney, 1995 (printed 2000) David Moore
Laurie Chow, engineer, Glebe Island Bridge, Sydney, 1995 (printed 2000) David Moore
Laurie Chow, engineer, Glebe Island Bridge, Sydney, 1995 (printed 2000) David Moore

Laurie Chow, engineer, Glebe Island Bridge, Sydney, 1995 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

John Braine, Ilkley Moor, West Yorkshire, 1958 (printed 2000) David Moore
John Braine, Ilkley Moor, West Yorkshire, 1958 (printed 2000) David Moore
John Braine, Ilkley Moor, West Yorkshire, 1958 (printed 2000) David Moore

John Braine, Ilkley Moor, West Yorkshire, 1958 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

John Olsen, Woollahra, Sydney, 1962 (printed 2000) David Moore
John Olsen, Woollahra, Sydney, 1962 (printed 2000) David Moore
John Olsen, Woollahra, Sydney, 1962 (printed 2000) David Moore

John Olsen, Woollahra, Sydney, 1962 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, montage of gelatin silver photographs

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Nelson Mandela, Sydney, 2000 David Moore
Nelson Mandela, Sydney, 2000 David Moore
Nelson Mandela, Sydney, 2000 David Moore

Nelson Mandela, Sydney, 2000 David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Joshua Smith, Woolloomooloo, Sydney, 1985 (printed 2000) David Moore
Joshua Smith, Woolloomooloo, Sydney, 1985 (printed 2000) David Moore
Joshua Smith, Woolloomooloo, Sydney, 1985 (printed 2000) David Moore

Joshua Smith, Woolloomooloo, Sydney, 1985 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Anthony Eden, London, 1956 (printed 2000) David Moore
Anthony Eden, London, 1956 (printed 2000) David Moore
Anthony Eden, London, 1956 (printed 2000) David Moore

Anthony Eden, London, 1956 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Philip Noyce on the set of 'Heatwave', Sydney, 1981 (printed 2000) David Moore
Philip Noyce on the set of 'Heatwave', Sydney, 1981 (printed 2000) David Moore
Philip Noyce on the set of 'Heatwave', Sydney, 1981 (printed 2000) David Moore

Philip Noyce on the set of 'Heatwave', Sydney, 1981 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Chris Chataway, White City Stadium, London, 1956 (printed 2000) David Moore
Chris Chataway, White City Stadium, London, 1956 (printed 2000) David Moore
Chris Chataway, White City Stadium, London, 1956 (printed 2000) David Moore

Chris Chataway, White City Stadium, London, 1956 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Mick Jagger, Sydney, 1965 (printed 2000) David Moore
Mick Jagger, Sydney, 1965 (printed 2000) David Moore
Mick Jagger, Sydney, 1965 (printed 2000) David Moore

Mick Jagger, Sydney, 1965 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Georgi Malenkov, Russian Embassy, London, 1956 (printed 2000) David Moore
Georgi Malenkov, Russian Embassy, London, 1956 (printed 2000) David Moore
Georgi Malenkov, Russian Embassy, London, 1956 (printed 2000) David Moore

Georgi Malenkov, Russian Embassy, London, 1956 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Dean Dixon, Chatswood, Sydney, 1965 (printed 2000) David Moore
Dean Dixon, Chatswood, Sydney, 1965 (printed 2000) David Moore
Dean Dixon, Chatswood, Sydney, 1965 (printed 2000) David Moore

Dean Dixon, Chatswood, Sydney, 1965 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Chris Chataway, White City Stadium, London, 1956 (printed 2000) David Moore
Chris Chataway, White City Stadium, London, 1956 (printed 2000) David Moore
Chris Chataway, White City Stadium, London, 1956 (printed 2000) David Moore

Chris Chataway, White City Stadium, London, 1956 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Mick Jagger, Sydney, 1965 (printed 2000) David Moore
Mick Jagger, Sydney, 1965 (printed 2000) David Moore
Mick Jagger, Sydney, 1965 (printed 2000) David Moore

Mick Jagger, Sydney, 1965 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Kofeinu Matavesi, Glebe Island Bridge, Sydney, 1994 (printed 2000) David Moore
Kofeinu Matavesi, Glebe Island Bridge, Sydney, 1994 (printed 2000) David Moore
Kofeinu Matavesi, Glebe Island Bridge, Sydney, 1994 (printed 2000) David Moore

Kofeinu Matavesi, Glebe Island Bridge, Sydney, 1994 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Bruce Dawe, Melbourne, 1969 (printed 2000) David Moore
Bruce Dawe, Melbourne, 1969 (printed 2000) David Moore
Bruce Dawe, Melbourne, 1969 (printed 2000) David Moore

Bruce Dawe, Melbourne, 1969 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

André Kertész, New York, USA, 1975 (printed 2000) David Moore
André Kertész, New York, USA, 1975 (printed 2000) David Moore
André Kertész, New York, USA, 1975 (printed 2000) David Moore

André Kertész, New York, USA, 1975 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Mick Jagger, Sydney, 1965 (printed 2000) David Moore
Mick Jagger, Sydney, 1965 (printed 2000) David Moore
Mick Jagger, Sydney, 1965 (printed 2000) David Moore

Mick Jagger, Sydney, 1965 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Henry Figueira, Glebe Island Bridge, Sydney, 1995 (printed 2000) David Moore
Henry Figueira, Glebe Island Bridge, Sydney, 1995 (printed 2000) David Moore
Henry Figueira, Glebe Island Bridge, Sydney, 1995 (printed 2000) David Moore

Henry Figueira, Glebe Island Bridge, Sydney, 1995 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

John Foster Dulles, Washington, 1956 (printed 2000) David Moore
John Foster Dulles, Washington, 1956 (printed 2000) David Moore
John Foster Dulles, Washington, 1956 (printed 2000) David Moore

John Foster Dulles, Washington, 1956 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Nelson Mandela, Sydney, 2000 David Moore
Nelson Mandela, Sydney, 2000 David Moore
Nelson Mandela, Sydney, 2000 David Moore

Nelson Mandela, Sydney, 2000 David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Averell Harriman, New York State, 1956 (printed 2000) David Moore
Averell Harriman, New York State, 1956 (printed 2000) David Moore
Averell Harriman, New York State, 1956 (printed 2000) David Moore

Averell Harriman, New York State, 1956 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Mick Jagger, Sydney, 1965 (printed 2000) David Moore
Mick Jagger, Sydney, 1965 (printed 2000) David Moore
Mick Jagger, Sydney, 1965 (printed 2000) David Moore

Mick Jagger, Sydney, 1965 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Chris Chataway, White City Stadium, London, 1956 (printed 2000) David Moore
Chris Chataway, White City Stadium, London, 1956 (printed 2000) David Moore
Chris Chataway, White City Stadium, London, 1956 (printed 2000) David Moore

Chris Chataway, White City Stadium, London, 1956 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Ivan Carapina, Glebe Island Bridge, Sydney, 1995 (printed 2000) David Moore
Ivan Carapina, Glebe Island Bridge, Sydney, 1995 (printed 2000) David Moore
Ivan Carapina, Glebe Island Bridge, Sydney, 1995 (printed 2000) David Moore

Ivan Carapina, Glebe Island Bridge, Sydney, 1995 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Colin McCahon, Auckland, New Zealand, 1963 (printed 2000) David Moore
Colin McCahon, Auckland, New Zealand, 1963 (printed 2000) David Moore
Colin McCahon, Auckland, New Zealand, 1963 (printed 2000) David Moore

Colin McCahon, Auckland, New Zealand, 1963 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Mary McCarthy, New York, 1956 (printed 2000) David Moore
Mary McCarthy, New York, 1956 (printed 2000) David Moore
Mary McCarthy, New York, 1956 (printed 2000) David Moore

Mary McCarthy, New York, 1956 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Mick Scully, Glebe Island Bridge, Sydney, 1995 (printed 2000) David Moore
Mick Scully, Glebe Island Bridge, Sydney, 1995 (printed 2000) David Moore
Mick Scully, Glebe Island Bridge, Sydney, 1995 (printed 2000) David Moore

Mick Scully, Glebe Island Bridge, Sydney, 1995 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Nelson Mandela, Sydney, 2000 David Moore
Nelson Mandela, Sydney, 2000 David Moore
Nelson Mandela, Sydney, 2000 David Moore

Nelson Mandela, Sydney, 2000 David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Chris Chataway, White City Stadium, London, 1956 (printed 2000) David Moore
Chris Chataway, White City Stadium, London, 1956 (printed 2000) David Moore
Chris Chataway, White City Stadium, London, 1956 (printed 2000) David Moore

Chris Chataway, White City Stadium, London, 1956 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Caroline Jones, 1978 David Campbell
Caroline Jones, 1978 David Campbell
Caroline Jones, 1978 David Campbell

Caroline Jones, 1978 David Campbell

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Elizabeth Campbell-MacKenzie on behalf of the family of David Campbell 2012

Leigh Bowery in Fur Coat, c. 1983  (printed 2005) David Gwinnutt
Leigh Bowery in Fur Coat, c. 1983  (printed 2005) David Gwinnutt
Leigh Bowery in Fur Coat, c. 1983  (printed 2005) David Gwinnutt

Leigh Bowery in Fur Coat, c. 1983 (printed 2005) David Gwinnutt

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2005

Wes Stacey, Kurnell, Sydney, 1973 (printed 2000) David Moore
Wes Stacey, Kurnell, Sydney, 1973 (printed 2000) David Moore
Wes Stacey, Kurnell, Sydney, 1973 (printed 2000) David Moore

Wes Stacey, Kurnell, Sydney, 1973 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Portrait of Cate Blanchett, 2008 David Rosetzky
Portrait of Cate Blanchett, 2008 David Rosetzky
Portrait of Cate Blanchett, 2008 David Rosetzky

Portrait of Cate Blanchett, 2008 David Rosetzky

Portrait, Blu-Ray digital video, colour, sound, duration 9 minutes, 56 seconds

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Commissioned with funds provided by Ian Darling 2008

Andrew Sibley, painter, Sydney, 1960 David Potts
Andrew Sibley, painter, Sydney, 1960 David Potts
Andrew Sibley, painter, Sydney, 1960 David Potts

Andrew Sibley, painter, Sydney, 1960 David Potts

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2001

Ed Murrow, New York, 1956 (printed 2000) David Moore
Ed Murrow, New York, 1956 (printed 2000) David Moore
Ed Murrow, New York, 1956 (printed 2000) David Moore

Ed Murrow, New York, 1956 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Bob Croll of the AAA Vic., 1916 David Low
Bob Croll of the AAA Vic., 1916 David Low
Bob Croll of the AAA Vic., 1916 David Low

Bob Croll of the AAA Vic., 1916 David Low

Portrait, pencil, pen and ink on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2008

The Billy Book, 1918 David Low
The Billy Book, 1918 David Low
The Billy Book, 1918 David Low

The Billy Book, 1918 David Low

Portrait, book

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Suzie Campbell 2001

Russell Drysdale, Woollahra, Sydney, 1964 (printed 2000) David Moore
Russell Drysdale, Woollahra, Sydney, 1964 (printed 2000) David Moore
Russell Drysdale, Woollahra, Sydney, 1964 (printed 2000) David Moore

Russell Drysdale, Woollahra, Sydney, 1964 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Russell Drysdale, Tallow Beach, New South Wales, 1969 (printed 2000) David Moore
Russell Drysdale, Tallow Beach, New South Wales, 1969 (printed 2000) David Moore
Russell Drysdale, Tallow Beach, New South Wales, 1969 (printed 2000) David Moore

Russell Drysdale, Tallow Beach, New South Wales, 1969 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Portrait of Kenneth Rowell, 1967 David Strachan
Portrait of Kenneth Rowell, 1967 David Strachan
Portrait of Kenneth Rowell, 1967 David Strachan

Portrait of Kenneth Rowell, 1967 David Strachan

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Transferred from the Art Gallery of New South Wales
Gift of Margaret Olley 2002

Gordon Andrews, Lovett Bay, Sydney, 1987 (printed 2000) David Moore
Gordon Andrews, Lovett Bay, Sydney, 1987 (printed 2000) David Moore
Gordon Andrews, Lovett Bay, Sydney, 1987 (printed 2000) David Moore

Gordon Andrews, Lovett Bay, Sydney, 1987 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Peter Sculthorpe, c. 1969 David Moore
Peter Sculthorpe, c. 1969 David Moore
Peter Sculthorpe, c. 1969 David Moore

Peter Sculthorpe, c. 1969 David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph, selenium toned on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 1998

Lloyd Rees at 90, Northwood, Sydney, 1985 (printed 2000) David Moore
Lloyd Rees at 90, Northwood, Sydney, 1985 (printed 2000) David Moore
Lloyd Rees at 90, Northwood, Sydney, 1985 (printed 2000) David Moore

Lloyd Rees at 90, Northwood, Sydney, 1985 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Robert Klippel, Birchgrove, Sydney, 1969 (printed 2000) David Moore
Robert Klippel, Birchgrove, Sydney, 1969 (printed 2000) David Moore
Robert Klippel, Birchgrove, Sydney, 1969 (printed 2000) David Moore

Robert Klippel, Birchgrove, Sydney, 1969 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Harry Seidler, Killara, Sydney, 1984 (printed 2000) David Moore
Harry Seidler, Killara, Sydney, 1984 (printed 2000) David Moore
Harry Seidler, Killara, Sydney, 1984 (printed 2000) David Moore

Harry Seidler, Killara, Sydney, 1984 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

George Johnston, Fleet Street, London, c. 1952 (printed 2000) David Moore
George Johnston, Fleet Street, London, c. 1952 (printed 2000) David Moore
George Johnston, Fleet Street, London, c. 1952 (printed 2000) David Moore

George Johnston, Fleet Street, London, c. 1952 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Janet Dawson, Paddington, Sydney, 1966 (printed 2000) David Moore
Janet Dawson, Paddington, Sydney, 1966 (printed 2000) David Moore
Janet Dawson, Paddington, Sydney, 1966 (printed 2000) David Moore

Janet Dawson, Paddington, Sydney, 1966 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

William Dobell, Potts Point, Sydney, 1960 (printed 2000) David Moore
William Dobell, Potts Point, Sydney, 1960 (printed 2000) David Moore
William Dobell, Potts Point, Sydney, 1960 (printed 2000) David Moore

William Dobell, Potts Point, Sydney, 1960 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Judy Davis on the set of 'Heatwave', Sydney, 1981 (printed 2000) David Moore
Judy Davis on the set of 'Heatwave', Sydney, 1981 (printed 2000) David Moore
Judy Davis on the set of 'Heatwave', Sydney, 1981 (printed 2000) David Moore

Judy Davis on the set of 'Heatwave', Sydney, 1981 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Yvonne Audette, Vaucluse, Sydney, 1968 (printed 2000) David Moore
Yvonne Audette, Vaucluse, Sydney, 1968 (printed 2000) David Moore
Yvonne Audette, Vaucluse, Sydney, 1968 (printed 2000) David Moore

Yvonne Audette, Vaucluse, Sydney, 1968 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Robert Menzies, Sydney, 1963 (printed 2000) David Moore
Robert Menzies, Sydney, 1963 (printed 2000) David Moore
Robert Menzies, Sydney, 1963 (printed 2000) David Moore

Robert Menzies, Sydney, 1963 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Marea Gazzard, Paddington, Sydney, 1963 (printed 2000) David Moore
Marea Gazzard, Paddington, Sydney, 1963 (printed 2000) David Moore
Marea Gazzard, Paddington, Sydney, 1963 (printed 2000) David Moore

Marea Gazzard, Paddington, Sydney, 1963 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Portrait of Henry Vernon Crock AO, 1988 David Smith
Portrait of Henry Vernon Crock AO, 1988 David Smith
Portrait of Henry Vernon Crock AO, 1988 David Smith

Portrait of Henry Vernon Crock AO, 1988 David Smith

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Henry Vernon Crock AO in memory of David Smith 2007
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Arthur Boyd, Bundanon, New South Wales, 1995 (printed 2000) David Moore
Arthur Boyd, Bundanon, New South Wales, 1995 (printed 2000) David Moore
Arthur Boyd, Bundanon, New South Wales, 1995 (printed 2000) David Moore

Arthur Boyd, Bundanon, New South Wales, 1995 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Robert Helpmann, 1969 David Moore
Robert Helpmann, 1969 David Moore
Robert Helpmann, 1969 David Moore

Robert Helpmann, 1969 David Moore

Portrait, montage of gelatin silver photographs on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 1998

Fred Williams, Upwey, Victoria, 1963 (printed 2000) David Moore
Fred Williams, Upwey, Victoria, 1963 (printed 2000) David Moore
Fred Williams, Upwey, Victoria, 1963 (printed 2000) David Moore

Fred Williams, Upwey, Victoria, 1963 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Patrick White, Castle Hill, Sydney, 1963 (printed 2000) David Moore
Patrick White, Castle Hill, Sydney, 1963 (printed 2000) David Moore
Patrick White, Castle Hill, Sydney, 1963 (printed 2000) David Moore

Patrick White, Castle Hill, Sydney, 1963 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Leonard French, Heathcote, Victoria, 1969 (printed 2000) David Moore
Leonard French, Heathcote, Victoria, 1969 (printed 2000) David Moore
Leonard French, Heathcote, Victoria, 1969 (printed 2000) David Moore

Leonard French, Heathcote, Victoria, 1969 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Michael Johnson, McMahon's Point, Sydney, 1969 (printed 2000) David Moore
Michael Johnson, McMahon's Point, Sydney, 1969 (printed 2000) David Moore
Michael Johnson, McMahon's Point, Sydney, 1969 (printed 2000) David Moore

Michael Johnson, McMahon's Point, Sydney, 1969 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Michael Johnson, McMahon's Point, Sydney, 1969 (printed 2000) David Moore
Michael Johnson, McMahon's Point, Sydney, 1969 (printed 2000) David Moore
Michael Johnson, McMahon's Point, Sydney, 1969 (printed 2000) David Moore

Michael Johnson, McMahon's Point, Sydney, 1969 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Michael Johnson, McMahon's Point, Sydney, 1969 (printed 2000) David Moore
Michael Johnson, McMahon's Point, Sydney, 1969 (printed 2000) David Moore
Michael Johnson, McMahon's Point, Sydney, 1969 (printed 2000) David Moore

Michael Johnson, McMahon's Point, Sydney, 1969 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Michael Johnson, McMahon's Point, Sydney, 1969 (printed 2000) David Moore
Michael Johnson, McMahon's Point, Sydney, 1969 (printed 2000) David Moore
Michael Johnson, McMahon's Point, Sydney, 1969 (printed 2000) David Moore

Michael Johnson, McMahon's Point, Sydney, 1969 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Michael Johnson, McMahon's Point, Sydney, 1969 (printed 2000) David Moore
Michael Johnson, McMahon's Point, Sydney, 1969 (printed 2000) David Moore
Michael Johnson, McMahon's Point, Sydney, 1969 (printed 2000) David Moore

Michael Johnson, McMahon's Point, Sydney, 1969 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Michael Johnson, McMahon's Point, Sydney, 1969 (printed 2000) David Moore
Michael Johnson, McMahon's Point, Sydney, 1969 (printed 2000) David Moore
Michael Johnson, McMahon's Point, Sydney, 1969 (printed 2000) David Moore

Michael Johnson, McMahon's Point, Sydney, 1969 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Gordon Andrews, Cottage Rock, Hawkesbury River, New South Wales, 1968 (printed 2000) David Moore
Gordon Andrews, Cottage Rock, Hawkesbury River, New South Wales, 1968 (printed 2000) David Moore
Gordon Andrews, Cottage Rock, Hawkesbury River, New South Wales, 1968 (printed 2000) David Moore

Gordon Andrews, Cottage Rock, Hawkesbury River, New South Wales, 1968 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Jessica Mauboy, 2018 David Rosetzky
Jessica Mauboy, 2018 David Rosetzky
Jessica Mauboy, 2018 David Rosetzky

Jessica Mauboy, 2018 David Rosetzky

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph, selenium toned on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Commissioned with funds provided by Sony Music Entertainment Australia 2018

Dawn Fraser, 1963 David Moore
Dawn Fraser, 1963 David Moore
Dawn Fraser, 1963 David Moore

Dawn Fraser, 1963 David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph, selenium toned on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 1998

Adrian Rawlins, 1977 David Campbell

Earth to earth

Magazine article by Dr Sarah Engledow, 2013

Dr Sarah Engledow discusses the recent gift of works by David Campbell.

Portrait of Peter Nicholson, 1995 David Moore
Portrait of Peter Nicholson, 1995 David Moore
Portrait of Peter Nicholson, 1995 David Moore

Portrait of Peter Nicholson, 1995 David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Peter Nicholson 2001

Robert Klippel, 1979 David Moore
Robert Klippel, 1979 David Moore
Robert Klippel, 1979 David Moore

Robert Klippel, 1979 David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph, selenium toned on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 1998

Portrait of Peter Nicholson, 1995 David Moore
Portrait of Peter Nicholson, 1995 David Moore
Portrait of Peter Nicholson, 1995 David Moore

Portrait of Peter Nicholson, 1995 David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Peter Nicholson 2001

The Colonel (portrait of Walter Withers), 1896 David Davies
The Colonel (portrait of Walter Withers), 1896 David Davies
The Colonel (portrait of Walter Withers), 1896 David Davies

The Colonel (portrait of Walter Withers), 1896 David Davies

Portrait, pastel on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2009

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Cardinal George Pell, 2007 (printed 2012) David Roberts

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2012

Fred Williams, 1969 David Moore
Fred Williams, 1969 David Moore
Fred Williams, 1969 David Moore

Fred Williams, 1969 David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 1999

Portrait of Peter Nicholson, 1995 David Moore
Portrait of Peter Nicholson, 1995 David Moore
Portrait of Peter Nicholson, 1995 David Moore

Portrait of Peter Nicholson, 1995 David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Peter Nicholson 2001

David Foster video: 7 minutes 30 seconds

David Foster 'What the tree saw'

Portrait story

World champion woodcutter David Foster and artist Jacqui Stockdale.

David Malouf video: 4 minutes and 11 seconds

David Malouf 'The person who is the writer'

Portrait story

Australian author David Malouf discusses the creation of his portrait by artist Rick Amor.

Portrait of Cate Blanchett by David Rosetzky video: 3 minutes

Portrait of Cate Blanchett by David Rosetzky

Portrait story

David Rosetzky and Cate Blanchett talk about the creation of their video portrait.

Interview with David Chalmers video: 13 minutes

David Chalmers 'Consciousness, iPhones and philosophical zombies'

Portrait story

Professor David Chalmers explains his interest in philosophy and introduces some of his theories on the conscious mind.

David Jones, 1853 Henry Robinson Smith
David Jones, 1853 Henry Robinson Smith
David Jones, 1853 Henry Robinson Smith

David Jones, 1853 Henry Robinson Smith

Portrait, oil on canvas laid on composition board

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Susanna de Vienne, Sarah Wood and David Lloyd Jones 2009
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Sir David (Albert Cherbury) Rivett KCMG FRS, 1985 Andor Meszaros
Sir David (Albert Cherbury) Rivett KCMG FRS, 1985 Andor Meszaros
Sir David (Albert Cherbury) Rivett KCMG FRS, 1985 Andor Meszaros

Sir David (Albert Cherbury) Rivett KCMG FRS, 1985 Andor Meszaros

Portrait, cast bronze medallion on wood plaque

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Dr Ray Marginson AM 2001

The Dance - David McAllister, 2016 Peter Brew-Bevan
The Dance - David McAllister, 2016 Peter Brew-Bevan
The Dance - David McAllister, 2016 Peter Brew-Bevan

The Dance - David McAllister, 2016 Peter Brew-Bevan

Portrait, inkjet print on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Commissioned with funds provided by The Stuart Leslie Foundation 2016

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David Morrison, 2016 Peter Brew-Bevan

Portrait, inkjet print on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2017

Portrait of David Gonski AC, 2012 Paul Newton
Portrait of David Gonski AC, 2012 Paul Newton
Portrait of David Gonski AC, 2012 Paul Newton

Portrait of David Gonski AC, 2012 Paul Newton

Portrait, oil on linen

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2013
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Jessica Mauboy video: 6 minutes 36 seconds

Jessica Mauboy 'Chaos and stillness'

Portrait story

Singer, songwriter and actress Jessica Mauboy with artist David Rosetzky.

Professor Gilbert Murray, OM, Oxford, c. 1957 (printed 2000) David Moore
Professor Gilbert Murray, OM, Oxford, c. 1957 (printed 2000) David Moore
Professor Gilbert Murray, OM, Oxford, c. 1957 (printed 2000) David Moore

Professor Gilbert Murray, OM, Oxford, c. 1957 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Lord Goddard, White City Stadium, London, c. 1957 (printed 2000) David Moore
Lord Goddard, White City Stadium, London, c. 1957 (printed 2000) David Moore
Lord Goddard, White City Stadium, London, c. 1957 (printed 2000) David Moore

Lord Goddard, White City Stadium, London, c. 1957 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Professor Brian Schmidt, 2015 David Roberts
Professor Brian Schmidt, 2015 David Roberts
Professor Brian Schmidt, 2015 David Roberts

Professor Brian Schmidt, 2015 David Roberts

Portrait, 3 gelatin silver photographs

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Commissioned 2015

President Johnson and Prime Minister Holt at Canberra Airport, 1966 (printed 2000) David Moore
President Johnson and Prime Minister Holt at Canberra Airport, 1966 (printed 2000) David Moore
President Johnson and Prime Minister Holt at Canberra Airport, 1966 (printed 2000) David Moore

President Johnson and Prime Minister Holt at Canberra Airport, 1966 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Ian Roberts (after Coypel 1709), 2003 Ross Watson

Super League

Magazine article by David Sequeira, 2004

The portrait of Ian Roberts by Ross Watson.

Professor Allan Snyder, 2000 David Moore
Professor Allan Snyder, 2000 David Moore
Professor Allan Snyder, 2000 David Moore

Professor Allan Snyder, 2000 David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2001

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David Armstrong, B.A., B. Phil., 1959 Clifton Pugh

Portrait, oil on masonite

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Jennifer Armstrong 2018
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

David Collins Esq, 1804 Anthony Cardon after John T. Barber
David Collins Esq, 1804 Anthony Cardon after John T. Barber
David Collins Esq, 1804 Anthony Cardon after John T. Barber

David Collins Esq, 1804 Anthony Cardon after John T. Barber

Portrait, stipple engraving on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2015

D.A.S. Campbell (David Alexander Stewart Campbell), 1963 William Dargie
D.A.S. Campbell (David Alexander Stewart Campbell), 1963 William Dargie
D.A.S. Campbell (David Alexander Stewart Campbell), 1963 William Dargie

D.A.S. Campbell (David Alexander Stewart Campbell), 1963 William Dargie

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Dr Mary Newlinds and Sheena Simpson in memory of their father, D.A.S. Campbell, 2014

Professor David of Antarctic Expedition, c.1910 an unknown artist
Professor David of Antarctic Expedition, c.1910 an unknown artist
Professor David of Antarctic Expedition, c.1910 an unknown artist

Professor David of Antarctic Expedition, c.1910 an unknown artist

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2012

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Portrait photograph of David McNicoll, 1987 Anthony Buckley & Constantine Ltd

Portrait, photograph on canvas lining

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Nicholas Hannen and Athene Seyler, London, c. 1952 (printed 2000) David Moore
Nicholas Hannen and Athene Seyler, London, c. 1952 (printed 2000) David Moore
Nicholas Hannen and Athene Seyler, London, c. 1952 (printed 2000) David Moore

Nicholas Hannen and Athene Seyler, London, c. 1952 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Rudy Komon and Leonard French, Beaumaris, Melbourne, 1967 (printed 2000) David Moore
Rudy Komon and Leonard French, Beaumaris, Melbourne, 1967 (printed 2000) David Moore
Rudy Komon and Leonard French, Beaumaris, Melbourne, 1967 (printed 2000) David Moore

Rudy Komon and Leonard French, Beaumaris, Melbourne, 1967 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Russell Drysdale and Peter Sculthorpe, Tallow Beach, New South Wales, 1969 (printed 2000) David Moore
Russell Drysdale and Peter Sculthorpe, Tallow Beach, New South Wales, 1969 (printed 2000) David Moore
Russell Drysdale and Peter Sculthorpe, Tallow Beach, New South Wales, 1969 (printed 2000) David Moore

Russell Drysdale and Peter Sculthorpe, Tallow Beach, New South Wales, 1969 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Colin Madigan and Robert Hughes, Canberra, 1982 (printed 2000) David Moore
Colin Madigan and Robert Hughes, Canberra, 1982 (printed 2000) David Moore
Colin Madigan and Robert Hughes, Canberra, 1982 (printed 2000) David Moore

Colin Madigan and Robert Hughes, Canberra, 1982 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

David Rastovich, 2010

Golden boy

Magazine article by Dr Christopher Chapman, 2010

Dr Christopher Chapman examines Scott Redford's photographic portrait of Australian surfer David 'Rasta' Rastovich.

Portrait of Cate Blanchett, 2008 David Rosetzky

Being Cate

Magazine article by Dr Christopher Chapman, 2009

A moving portrait of Cate Blanchett unfolds as an inspired pairing of medium and subject.

Curatorial discussion of the Inner Worlds exhibition  video: 11 minutes

Inner Worlds Portraits and Psychology

Previous exhibition, 2011

Portraits of Australia’s pioneering psychologists and artworks by artists fascinated by the subconscious mind.

Portrait of Henry Vernon Crock AO, 1988 David Smith

Private practice

Magazine article by Joanna Gilmour, 2008
David Smith portrayed Dr Henry Crock without the accoutrements of an orthopaedic surgeon, adding to the National Portrait Gallery's collection of eminent Australian medical practitioners.
Nick Mourtzakis

A non-material and non-physical portrait Lecture, 21 May 2011

General content

Inner Worlds features the recently commissioned portrait of world-renowned philosopher of consciousness David Chalmers by Melbourne-based artist Nick Mourtzakis.

Leigh Bowery in Fur Coat, c. 1983  (printed 2005) David Gwinnutt

Hyperversity

Magazine article by Dr Sarah Engledow, 2006

Dr Sarah Engledow writes about the larger-than-life Australian performance artist, Leigh Bowery.

Brooke Lockett, Heidi Martin, Karen Nanasca, Halaina Hills; New York, 2012 Lisa Tomasetti

Dance like everyone’s watching

About Face article

Penelope Grist’s spirits soar with Lisa Tomasetti’s Dancers in the Streets series.

Sir John Franklin, c.1846 Theresa Walker after David D'Angers
Sir John Franklin, c.1846 Theresa Walker after David D'Angers
Sir John Franklin, c.1846 Theresa Walker after David D'Angers

Sir John Franklin, c.1846 Theresa Walker after David D'Angers

Portrait, cast wax

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2015

TW Edgeworth David and Vilhjalmur Stefansson, 1924 May Moore
TW Edgeworth David and Vilhjalmur Stefansson, 1924 May Moore
TW Edgeworth David and Vilhjalmur Stefansson, 1924 May Moore

TW Edgeworth David and Vilhjalmur Stefansson, 1924 May Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2010

Divide (Self portrait), 2011 Sam Jinks

Dissections Layered portraits from the collection

Previous exhibition, 2016

This display sets two impressive portraits from the collection into direct dialogue: Sam Jinks’ sculptural self portrait and Nick Mourtzakis’ painted portrait of David Chalmers, along with related maquette and sketches.Together they explore physical and psychological manifestations of the strata of self-hood.

David Brown Dignam [and] George Barrington drawn from the life, 1777 an unknown artist, The London Magazine
David Brown Dignam [and] George Barrington drawn from the life, 1777 an unknown artist, The London Magazine
David Brown Dignam [and] George Barrington drawn from the life, 1777 an unknown artist, The London Magazine

David Brown Dignam [and] George Barrington drawn from the life, 1777 an unknown artist, The London Magazine

Portrait, copperplate engraving on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2016

David Malouf, 2012 Rick Amor
David Malouf, 2012 Rick Amor
David Malouf, 2012 Rick Amor

David Malouf, 2012 Rick Amor

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Commissioned with assistance from the Circle of Friends 2012

David Moore, Max Dupain and John Gollings, 1980 Kate Gollings
David Moore, Max Dupain and John Gollings, 1980 Kate Gollings
David Moore, Max Dupain and John Gollings, 1980 Kate Gollings

David Moore, Max Dupain and John Gollings, 1980 Kate Gollings

Portrait, colour digital print on photographic paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds provided by Marilyn Darling AC 2001

David Mitchell, n.d. an unknown artist
David Mitchell, n.d. an unknown artist
David Mitchell, n.d. an unknown artist

David Mitchell, n.d. an unknown artist

Portrait, watercolour on ivory

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the Mitchell Family 2012

The Godfrey family of Melways guides, 2009 Francis Reiss and June Orford, Tim Ainsworth
The Godfrey family of Melways guides, 2009 Francis Reiss and June Orford, Tim Ainsworth
The Godfrey family of Melways guides, 2009 Francis Reiss and June Orford, Tim Ainsworth

The Godfrey family of Melways guides, 2009 Francis Reiss and June Orford, Tim Ainsworth

Portrait, inkjet print on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2009

Matthew Moore with pergola shadows, McMahon's Point, Sydney, 1978 (printed 2000) David Moore
Matthew Moore with pergola shadows, McMahon's Point, Sydney, 1978 (printed 2000) David Moore
Matthew Moore with pergola shadows, McMahon's Point, Sydney, 1978 (printed 2000) David Moore

Matthew Moore with pergola shadows, McMahon's Point, Sydney, 1978 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Henry Moore, Much Hadham, Hertfordshire, c. 1955 (printed 2000) David Moore
Henry Moore, Much Hadham, Hertfordshire, c. 1955 (printed 2000) David Moore
Henry Moore, Much Hadham, Hertfordshire, c. 1955 (printed 2000) David Moore

Henry Moore, Much Hadham, Hertfordshire, c. 1955 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Stephen, Russell and David Page, c. 2000 Penny Tweedie
Stephen, Russell and David Page, c. 2000 Penny Tweedie
Stephen, Russell and David Page, c. 2000 Penny Tweedie

Stephen, Russell and David Page, c. 2000 Penny Tweedie

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2004

Leonard French, Heathcote, Victoria, 1969 (printed 2000) David Moore

From Face to Face Portraits by David Moore

Previous exhibition, 2000

Through David Moore's camera we meet many of the outstanding figures of the twentieth century - in diverse areas of achievement - as well as anonymous faces which speak directly to us in these photographs.

The Honourable Bob Hawke savouring a strawberry milkshake, 2017 by Harold David

Harold David Takes out the People’s Choice Award for this year’s National Photographic Portrait Prize 8 June 2018

Archived media releases 2018

The votes are in and the National Portrait Gallery is pleased to announce The Honourable Bob Hawke savouring a strawberry milkshake by Harold David is the people’s choice for the National Photographic Portrait Prize 2018.

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David McAllister to join National Portrait Gallery collection 26 April 2016

Archived media releases 2016

Artistic Director of The Australian Ballet, David McAllister AM will join the Portrait Gallery’s national collection in a newly-commissioned portrait taken by illustrious Australian photographer, Peter Brew-Bevan.

What the tree saw: David Foster, 2018 Jacqui Stockdale

What the tree saw: David Foster, 2018 by Jacqui Stockdale

General content

Commissioned with funds provided by the Sid and Fiona Myer Family Foundation 2018

Jessica Mauboy, 2018 David Rosetzky

Jessica Mauboy, 2018 by David Rosetzky

General content

Commissioned with funds provided by Sony Music Entertainment Australia 2018

Charles Lloyd Jones Louis Kahan
Charles Lloyd Jones Louis Kahan
Charles Lloyd Jones Louis Kahan

Charles Lloyd Jones, Louis Kahan

Portrait, pen and ink on paper

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

Brian Walsh, David Jones Joe Greenberg
Brian Walsh, David Jones Joe Greenberg
Brian Walsh, David Jones Joe Greenberg

Brian Walsh, David Jones, Joe Greenberg

Portrait, watercolour, crayon, coloured pencil, ink, fibre-tipped pen and gouache on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2001

David Campese II, 2000 Paul Newton

Sporting Archibald

Previous exhibition, 2000
Celebrating the focus on sport during 2000, this special exhibition features our national sporting heroes and heroines immortalised on canvas
Colin Madigan and Robert Hughes, Canberra, 1982 (printed 2000) David Moore

Three Dimensional

Magazine article by Kate Gollings, 2004

Kate Gollings describes an encounter between three generations of Australian photographers; David Moore, Max Dupain and John Gollings.

Elizabeth, 2019 Anthea da Silva

Darling Portrait Prize

Current exhibition

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

Sir Richard Branson, 1999 by David Mach (b. 1956)

Best of British Contemporary Portraits from the National Portrait Gallery, London

Previous exhibition, 2000

For the first hundred years or so of its existence, The National Portrait Gallery in London had no contemporary collection at all

Stephen, Russell and David Page, c. 2000 Penny Tweedie

Bangarra brothers: songman, storyteller, dancer

Passion

Creative kin

Listen: Mysterious eyes video: 8 minutes 42 seconds

Listen: Mysterious eyes Arthur Boyd portraits from 1945

General content

An open house, recollections of my early life: extracts from the reminiscences of David Boyd.

Walter Reginald Hume, c.1944 William Dargie
Walter Reginald Hume, c.1944 William Dargie
Walter Reginald Hume, c.1944 William Dargie

Walter Reginald Hume, c.1944 William Dargie

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of David Hume OAM 2016

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Fleeing figure, 1988 Bea Maddock, Larry Rawlings

Portrait, photo screenprint on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of David Archer 2016

Exhibition catalogue

General content

Dempsey’s people is accompanied by a full-colour, scholarly publication by Dr David Hansen, Associate Professor with the Centre for Art History and Art Theory at the ANU. Available at The Curatoreum for $64.95.

Portrait 2 December 2001 - February 2002

Magazine

This issue of Portrait Magazine features David Moore, Midnight Oil, Dr Joan Croll by John Brack, the acquisition of the Captain Cook portrait, and more.

Brian Fitzpatrick, 1953 Graeme Inson
Brian Fitzpatrick, 1953 Graeme Inson
Brian Fitzpatrick, 1953 Graeme Inson

Brian Fitzpatrick, 1953 Graeme Inson

Portrait, oil on canvas laid on masonite

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Sheila and David Fitzpatrick in memory of their father 2008

The Dance - David McAllister, 2016 Peter Brew-Bevan

Private dancer In conversation: virtual event

Event, Friday 16 October

Assume ballet position one and join photographer Peter Brew Bevan – in conversation with Before hand exhibition curator, Penny Grist – as he provides insight into the private life of his portrait of dancer David McAllister.

Free.
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Annual Appeal Listed by year

Honour board
Edward Lloyd Jones, c. 1885 Herbert Beecroft
Edward Lloyd Jones, c. 1885 Herbert Beecroft
Edward Lloyd Jones, c. 1885 Herbert Beecroft

Edward Lloyd Jones, c. 1885 Herbert Beecroft

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Susanna de Vienne, Sarah Wood and David Lloyd Jones 2009
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Ian Fairweather, c. 1966 Ray Crooke
Ian Fairweather, c. 1966 Ray Crooke
Ian Fairweather, c. 1966 Ray Crooke

Ian Fairweather, c. 1966 Ray Crooke

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of David Crooke 2011
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Study for commissioned portrait of HRH Crown Princess Mary of Denmark (profile head study), 2005 Jiawei Shen

Before hand: The private life of a portrait On display in Galleries Eight and Nine, from 10 October

General content

Revealing the backstories behind the NPG collection, Before hand features interviews with artists and sitters as well as working drawings, scrapbooks, sketches and footage taken in artists’ studios and out on location.

Zelman Cowen Ray Crooke
Zelman Cowen Ray Crooke
Zelman Cowen Ray Crooke

Zelman Cowen, Ray Crooke

Portrait, pencil and oil on canvas laid on chipboard

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of David Crooke 2011
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Sir Charles Lloyd Jones, 1951 William Dobell
Sir Charles Lloyd Jones, 1951 William Dobell
Sir Charles Lloyd Jones, 1951 William Dobell

Sir Charles Lloyd Jones, 1951 William Dobell

Portrait, oil on composition board

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the Simpson family in memory of Caroline Simpson OAM 2008
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Dame Edna Everage, 1982 Lewis Morley

Bare Degrees of undress

Previous exhibition, 2015

Bare: Degrees of undress celebrates the candid, contrived, natural, sexy, ironic, beautiful, and fascinating in Australian portraiture that shows a bit of skin. 

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.

Charlie, 2017 by Lee Grant

National Photographic Portrait Prize 2018

Previous exhibition, 2018

The 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.

Naomi Watts, 2003 Peter Brew-Bevan
Naomi Watts, 2003 Peter Brew-Bevan
Naomi Watts, 2003 Peter Brew-Bevan

Naomi Watts, 2003 Peter Brew-Bevan

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2004

Miranda Otto, 1997 Montalbetti+Campbell

Eye to eye

Previous exhibition, 2019

Eye to Eye is a summer Portrait Gallery Collection remix arranged by degree of eye contact – from turned away with eyes closed all the way through to right-back-at-you – as we explore artists’ and subjects’ choices around the direction of the gaze.

Portrait of Troppo Architects, 2009 by David Lancashire

Troppo Architects

General content

The studios of Troppo Architects are located away from Australia’s major urban centres.

Alec Hope, c. 1985 (printed 2007) David Brooks

A D Hope and his circle

Previous exhibition, 2007

To celebrate the centenary of the birth of poet Alec Derwent Hope AC OBE (1907-2000), the National Portrait Gallery exhibited a selection from its many portraits of Australian poets and authors.

On train from New York to Memphis, July 4, 1956 by Alfred Wertheimer

Elvis At 21 Photographs by Alfred Wertheimer

Previous exhibition, 2013

Elvis at 21 is a photographic exhibition capturing Elvis’ rise to fame in the year 1956, before security and money built walls between him and his fans.

Jane Mander Jones, 1853 Henry Robinson Smith
Jane Mander Jones, 1853 Henry Robinson Smith
Jane Mander Jones, 1853 Henry Robinson Smith

Jane Mander Jones, 1853 Henry Robinson Smith

Portrait, oil on canvas laid on composition board

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Susanna de Vienne, Sarah Wood and David Lloyd Jones 2009.
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.

Matthew Martin, 2013 by Andrew Cowen

National Photographic Portrait Prize 2014

Previous exhibition, 2014

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

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Donors $10,000 - $49,999

Honour board
The Assumption of Virginity, 2014 video: 1 minute

The Assumption of Virginity, 2014 by Xanthe Dobbie

General content

Finalist, MDPA 2014

David Stratton, 2012
 by Sharon Zwi

Sharon Zwi

Finalist interviews
Peter Sculthorpe, c. 1969 David Moore

Peter Sculthorpe A Celebration

Previous exhibition, 2009

To celebrate Peter Sculthorpe's 80th birthday, the National Portrait Gallery has created a feature exhibition of portraits and associated biographic material drawn from the National Portrait Gallery and the composer’s personal collection.

Peter Garrett by Karin Catt

Famous Karin Catt Portraits

Previous exhibition, 2006

Australian photographer Karin Catt has photographed world leaders, a host of rock stars and Oscar-winning compatriots Russell Crowe, Nicole Kidman, and Cate Blanchett.

Angus Trumble and David Hansen

National Portrait Gallery Director's tenure ends in triumph 30 November 2018

Archived media releases 2018

National Portrait Gallery Director Angus Trumble is ending his five-year tenure with a flourish, after announcing that Gallery publication Dempsey’s People: A Folio of British Street Portraits 1824-1844 has been awarded the 2018 William MB Berger Prize for British Art History.

Divide (Self portrait), 2011 Sam Jinks

Dissections: Layered portraits from the collection is now open 19 August 2016

Archived media releases 2016

Dissections, showcases the hyper-realist sculptural self-portrait of artist Sam Jinks, Divide, alongside the painted portrait of philosopher David Chalmers by Nick Mourtzakis, which was commissioned by the Gallery in 2011.

The Dipper

The Dipper

Moustaches

One of the versions of thick, macho moustache strongly associated in the Australian visual lexicon with sportsmen of the 1970s and 80s.

Soffritto di Lucio, 2009 Garry Shead and Adrienne Levenson
Soffritto di Lucio, 2009 Garry Shead and Adrienne Levenson
Soffritto di Lucio, 2009 Garry Shead and Adrienne Levenson

Soffritto di Lucio, 2009 Garry Shead and Adrienne Levenson

Portrait, oil on linen

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Lucio Galletto OAM 2012
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Nora Heysen with her dog sitting outside her home, Hunters Hill, Sydney, 2000 Sage
Nora Heysen with her dog sitting outside her home, Hunters Hill, Sydney, 2000 Sage
Nora Heysen with her dog sitting outside her home, Hunters Hill, Sydney, 2000 Sage

Nora Heysen with her dog sitting outside her home, Hunters Hill, Sydney, 2000 Sage

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph, sepia toned on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2001

Nora Heysen with her dog standing outside her home, Hunters Hill, Sydney, 2000 Sage
Nora Heysen with her dog standing outside her home, Hunters Hill, Sydney, 2000 Sage
Nora Heysen with her dog standing outside her home, Hunters Hill, Sydney, 2000 Sage

Nora Heysen with her dog standing outside her home, Hunters Hill, Sydney, 2000 Sage

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph, sepia toned on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2001

Patrick White at Centennial Park, 1979-1980 by Brett Whiteley

White Whiteley The portrait of Patrick White by Brett Whiteley

Previous exhibition, 2012

Eleven works by Brett Whiteley, centred around his scintillating 'Patrick White at Centennial Park 1979-1980'.

Copeman, gardener, Great Yarmouth by John Dempsey

Calling all family history buffs 3 July 2017

Archived media releases 2017

The National Portrait Gallery is calling on family history enthusiasts and amateur historians to tell it more about the people in its new show, Dempsey’s People: A folio of British street portraits from 1824-1844.

Self portrait, 1945-46 Arthur Boyd

Mysterious eyes Arthur Boyd portraits from 1945

Previous exhibition, 2016

Boyd’s self-portrait at age 25 is joined by his equally emotive portraits of those around him.

Neil Armfield, 2010 Adam Cullen
Neil Armfield, 2010 Adam Cullen
Neil Armfield, 2010 Adam Cullen

Neil Armfield, 2010 Adam Cullen

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Commissioned 2010

Sir Douglas Mawson, c. 1916 Thomson Studios
Sir Douglas Mawson, c. 1916 Thomson Studios
Sir Douglas Mawson, c. 1916 Thomson Studios

Sir Douglas Mawson, c. 1916 Thomson Studios

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Mrs J.Q. McEwin 2000

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Basil P. Bressler

Biography

Basil Philip Bressler, who died in 2000, was a surveyor with an amateur interest in art and music.

Portrait 61 Summer 2018/19

Magazine

Max Dupain's unknown portrait subjects, phrenologist Madame Sibly, Indigenous-European relationships, Thomas Gainsborough and more.

Nora Heysen inside her home, Hunters Hill, Sydney, 2000 Sage
Nora Heysen inside her home, Hunters Hill, Sydney, 2000 Sage
Nora Heysen inside her home, Hunters Hill, Sydney, 2000 Sage

Nora Heysen inside her home, Hunters Hill, Sydney, 2000 Sage

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph, sepia toned on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2001

Portrait 57 Winter 2017

Magazine

The discovery of Dempsey's People, Australian rugby greats, Athol Shmith's progressive pictures, and powerful Indigenous portraits.

Billy the match man, Liverpool, 1844 by John Dempsey

Rare Set of Watercolour Paintings on Display for the First Time 15 June 2017

Archived media releases 2017

A rare and enchanting collection of 52 portraits of British street people will be on display for the first time in the National Portrait Gallery’s winter show, Dempsey’s People: a folio of British street portraits 1824-1844.

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Self portrait, c. 1982 Bea Maddock

Portrait, photo screenprint with ballpoint pen framing lines on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of David Archer 2016

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Portrait Donors Listed by year

Honour board
Professor Peter Doherty, 2001 Rick Amor

Rick Amor 21 Portraits

Previous exhibition, 2014

Rick Amor, noblest yet most unaffected of contemporary Australian portraitists, is also a painter of enigmatic, ominous landscapes, seascapes and cityscapes that haunt the viewer like dreams, dimly-recalled.

Charlie, 2017 by Lee Grant

National Photographic Portrait Prize 2018 8 March 2018

Archived media releases 2018

Images for media use will be available from 8 March 2018.

Les Murray, 1995 David Naseby

Poets' Portraits

Magazine article by Dr Sarah Engledow, 2005

The Portrait Gallery's paintings of two poets, Les Murray and Peter Porter, demonstrate two very different artists' responses to the challenge of representing more than usually sensitive and imaginative men.

Rolling Stones fans, Sydney, 1965 (printed 2000) David Moore

‘Never break this heart of stone’

Lust

Desired by millions

Layne Beachley, 2008 Petrina Hicks

Collection: Icons Volume One

Previous exhibition, 2018

When a portrait communicates determination and individuality as boldly as these do, it has the potential to become an iconic image. For the Gallery’s 20th birthday this display brings together a group contemporary photographic portraits of inspiring women and men.

Portrait of Professor Derek Freeman, 1996 Ralph Heimans
Portrait of Professor Derek Freeman, 1996 Ralph Heimans
Portrait of Professor Derek Freeman, 1996 Ralph Heimans

Portrait of Professor Derek Freeman, 1996 Ralph Heimans

Portrait, pencil and pastel on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds from the Basil Bressler Bequest 2001

Maria, from the portfolio "Michael Riley Portraits 1984-1990", 1986 (printed 2013) Michael Riley
Maria, from the portfolio "Michael Riley Portraits 1984-1990", 1986 (printed 2013) Michael Riley
Maria, from the portfolio "Michael Riley Portraits 1984-1990", 1986 (printed 2013) Michael Riley

Maria, from the portfolio "Michael Riley Portraits 1984-1990", 1986 (printed 2013) Michael Riley

Portrait, inkjet print on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2013

Rolf de Heer, Adelaide, SA, 2004 John Elliott
Rolf de Heer, Adelaide, SA, 2004 John Elliott
Rolf de Heer, Adelaide, SA, 2004 John Elliott

Rolf de Heer, Adelaide, SA, 2004 John Elliott

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2005

George Duncan, c. 1940 Alison Rehfisch
George Duncan, c. 1940 Alison Rehfisch
George Duncan, c. 1940 Alison Rehfisch

George Duncan, c. 1940 Alison Rehfisch

Portrait, oil on hessian laid on cardboard

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Mrs Margaret Adams 1999

Prince William of Wales, by Mario Testino, 2003 publ. September 2003.
Credit: Mario Testino

Vanity Fair Portraits Photographs 1913-2008

Previous exhibition, 2009

Vanity Fair Portraits traces the birth and evolution of photographic portraiture through the archives of Vanity Fair magazine.

Jessica Mauboy, 2018 David Rosetzky

National Portrait Gallery unveils twenty new portrait commissions to celebrate twenty years 18 October 2018

Archived media releases 2018

The National Portrait Gallery has unveiled twenty new portrait commissions of Australian leaders and individualists as part of its twentieth birthday celebrations in a new exhibition, 20/20: Celebrating twenty years with twenty new portrait commissions.

Sir Percy Spender, 1981 Alex Kolozsy
Sir Percy Spender, 1981 Alex Kolozsy
Sir Percy Spender, 1981 Alex Kolozsy

Sir Percy Spender, 1981 Alex Kolozsy

Portrait, cold cast bronze

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist and the New South Wales division of the Liberal Party of Australia 2004

The Merioola Group, 1940s Alec Murray
The Merioola Group, 1940s Alec Murray
The Merioola Group, 1940s Alec Murray

The Merioola Group, 1940s Alec Murray

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Patrick Corrigan AM 2008
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Akira Isogawa, 2001 Peter Brew-Bevan

Peter Brew-Bevan Portraits

Previous exhibition, 2005

In this exhibition Sydney based photographer Peter Brew-Bevan brings together an intimate collection of works that highlight his passion for the genre of portraiture over the last 10 years

Googie Withers, 1962 Don Bachardy
Googie Withers, 1962 Don Bachardy
Googie Withers, 1962 Don Bachardy

Googie Withers, 1962 Don Bachardy

Portrait, pen and ink, brush and ink on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 1999

Wendy Bowman, 2019 David Darcy

The People’s Choice Awards 16 June 2020

Media

The votes have been counted, and the winners of the National Portrait Gallery’s People’s Choice Awards for the Prize exhibitions are...

Carl Cooper, 1945-46 Arthur Boyd
Carl Cooper, 1945-46 Arthur Boyd
Carl Cooper, 1945-46 Arthur Boyd

Carl Cooper, 1945-46 Arthur Boyd

Portrait, oil on canvas laid on masonite

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Bequest of Alan Boxer 2014

Margaret Whitlam, 2005 Sahlan Hayes

Open Air Portraits in the Landscape

Previous exhibition, 2008

Open Air is an exhibition of portraits of Australians in environments of particular significance to them.

Robert Klippel, 1979 David Moore

A bond of friendship

Magazine article by Yvonne Audette AM, 2005

Australia's major abstract painter Yvonne Audette discusses her portrait of sculptor Robert Kippel.

Eileen Dunne in The Hospital for Sick Children, 1940
	 by Cecil Beaton

Cecil Beaton Portraits

Previous exhibition, 2005

Accomplished illustrator, painter, writer and diarist, set designer and one of the most distinguished photographers of the twentieth century, Cecil Beaton is renowned for his portraits of well known faces from the worlds of fashion, literature, and film.

Enrico Taglietti, c. 1985 Edward Richards
Enrico Taglietti, c. 1985 Edward Richards
Enrico Taglietti, c. 1985 Edward Richards

Enrico Taglietti, c. 1985 Edward Richards

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2010

Slim Dusty at Carlton Hill Station, WA, 1993 John Elliott
Slim Dusty at Carlton Hill Station, WA, 1993 John Elliott
Slim Dusty at Carlton Hill Station, WA, 1993 John Elliott

Slim Dusty at Carlton Hill Station, WA, 1993 John Elliott

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 1999

Reg Richardson AM, 2014 Mitch Cairns

2015-17 Supporters

Annual Appeal 2020

From 2015 to 2017 the Acquisition Fund was focussed on Reg Richardson AM by Mitch Cairns, a finalist in the Archibald Prize 2014, and a great example of minimalist portraiture.

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Portrait of Dame Roma Mitchell, n.d. Geoffrey Mainwaring

Portrait, pastel on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of friends of Dame Roma Mitchell 2018

Society of Artists Selection Committee, 1907 Henry King
Society of Artists Selection Committee, 1907 Henry King
Society of Artists Selection Committee, 1907 Henry King

Society of Artists Selection Committee, 1907 Henry King

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2008

Dame Roma Mitchell, 1998 Jessica Hromas
Dame Roma Mitchell, 1998 Jessica Hromas
Dame Roma Mitchell, 1998 Jessica Hromas

Dame Roma Mitchell, 1998 Jessica Hromas

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the Hammond Care Group 1999

Jimmy Wululu, 1986 Martin van der Wal
Jimmy Wululu, 1986 Martin van der Wal
Jimmy Wululu, 1986 Martin van der Wal

Jimmy Wululu, 1986 Martin van der Wal

Portrait, inkjet print on rag paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2005

John Bell, 1962 (printed 2006) Jozef Vissel
John Bell, 1962 (printed 2006) Jozef Vissel
John Bell, 1962 (printed 2006) Jozef Vissel

John Bell, 1962 (printed 2006) Jozef Vissel

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2006

Syd Gregory (Sydney Edward Gregory, member of the 1896 Australian Cricket Team) H Parker Rolfe
Syd Gregory (Sydney Edward Gregory, member of the 1896 Australian Cricket Team) H Parker Rolfe
Syd Gregory (Sydney Edward Gregory, member of the 1896 Australian Cricket Team) H Parker Rolfe

Syd Gregory (Sydney Edward Gregory, member of the 1896 Australian Cricket Team), 1896 H Parker Rolfe

Portrait, albumen photograph on cabinet card

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds provided by L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2014

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Andree Johnston-Bell, c. 1945 Walter Langhammer

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Jocelyne MacLeod 2008

Tim Burstall, Andamooka (filming of the Last of the Knucklemen), c. 1979 Rennie Ellis
Tim Burstall, Andamooka (filming of the Last of the Knucklemen), c. 1979 Rennie Ellis
Tim Burstall, Andamooka (filming of the Last of the Knucklemen), c. 1979 Rennie Ellis

Tim Burstall, Andamooka (filming of the Last of the Knucklemen), c. 1979 Rennie Ellis

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2006

Tea time, c.1898–1902 by Rupert Bunny (1864–1947)

Impressions Painting light and life

Previous exhibition, 2011

Impressions: Painting light and life presents portraits by, and of, artists at the heart of Australian impressionism including Tom Roberts, Arthur Streeton and Frederick McCubbin.

Norman Lindsay, 1936 Max Dupain

Max Dupain The Vintage Years

Previous exhibition, 2003

During his long and distinguished career Max Dupain took thousands of photographs of people

Phillip Gudthaykudthay, 1986 Martin van der Wal
Phillip Gudthaykudthay, 1986 Martin van der Wal
Phillip Gudthaykudthay, 1986 Martin van der Wal

Phillip Gudthaykudthay, 1986 Martin van der Wal

Portrait, inkjet print on rag paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2005

The crime writer Shane Maloney, 2004 Rick Amor
The crime writer Shane Maloney, 2004 Rick Amor
The crime writer Shane Maloney, 2004 Rick Amor

The crime writer Shane Maloney, 2004 Rick Amor

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2010
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Geoffrey Rush, 1997 Montalbetti+Campbell
Geoffrey Rush, 1997 Montalbetti+Campbell
Geoffrey Rush, 1997 Montalbetti+Campbell

Geoffrey Rush, 1997 Montalbetti+Campbell

Portrait, inkjet print on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 1999

The first Australian first-class cricket team to tour England and North America, 1878 A. & G. Taylor
The first Australian first-class cricket team to tour England and North America, 1878 A. & G. Taylor
The first Australian first-class cricket team to tour England and North America, 1878 A. & G. Taylor

The first Australian first-class cricket team to tour England and North America, 1878 A. & G. Taylor

Portrait, albumen photograph on carte de visite

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2013

Portrait 63 Winter 2019

Magazine

Rod Mcnicol's method and motivation, 19th century Indigenous peoples, Barrie Cassidy on Bob Hawke, five generations of the Kang family from Korea and more.

Jane Campion, 2009 Peter Brew-Bevan
Jane Campion, 2009 Peter Brew-Bevan
Jane Campion, 2009 Peter Brew-Bevan

Jane Campion, 2009 Peter Brew-Bevan

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2011

Noah Taylor, 1994 (printed 2010) Ross Honeysett
Noah Taylor, 1994 (printed 2010) Ross Honeysett
Noah Taylor, 1994 (printed 2010) Ross Honeysett

Noah Taylor, 1994 (printed 2010) Ross Honeysett

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2010

Wainburranga (Paddy Fordham), 1986 Martin van der Wal

Big shots

Magazine article by Djon Mundine OAM, 2017

Djon Mundine OAM brings poignant memory and context to Martin van der Wal’s 1986 portrait photographs of storied Aboriginal artists.

Tim Jarvis, 2018 Doug Gimesy
Tim Jarvis, 2018 Doug Gimesy
Tim Jarvis, 2018 Doug Gimesy

Tim Jarvis, 2018 Doug Gimesy

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2019

George Milpurrurru, 1986 Martin van der Wal
George Milpurrurru, 1986 Martin van der Wal
George Milpurrurru, 1986 Martin van der Wal

George Milpurrurru, 1986 Martin van der Wal

Portrait, inkjet print on rag paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2005

Gnoung-a-gnoung-a Mour-re-mour-ga (dit Collins), (1807-17) Nicolas-Martin Petit after Barthélemy Roger
Gnoung-a-gnoung-a Mour-re-mour-ga (dit Collins), (1807-17) Nicolas-Martin Petit after Barthélemy Roger
Gnoung-a-gnoung-a Mour-re-mour-ga (dit Collins), (1807-17) Nicolas-Martin Petit after Barthélemy Roger

Gnoung-a-gnoung-a Mour-re-mour-ga (dit Collins), (1807-17) Nicolas-Martin Petit after Barthélemy Roger

Portrait, engraving on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2009

Margaret Fink, 1975 Lewis Morley
Margaret Fink, 1975 Lewis Morley
Margaret Fink, 1975 Lewis Morley

Margaret Fink, 1975 Lewis Morley

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2003
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Stephen and Russell Page, 1993 (printed 2011) Robert Rosen
Stephen and Russell Page, 1993 (printed 2011) Robert Rosen
Stephen and Russell Page, 1993 (printed 2011) Robert Rosen

Stephen and Russell Page, 1993 (printed 2011) Robert Rosen

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Robert Rosen 2012

Megan Gale, 2002 Ellen Dahl
Megan Gale, 2002 Ellen Dahl
Megan Gale, 2002 Ellen Dahl

Megan Gale, 2002 Ellen Dahl

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2006

Video still from Dream Job, 2011 by David M Thomas

My dream job

Magazine article by David Thomas, 2012

Artist David M Thomas lists some of the ideas and influences behind his video portraits.

Neil Armfield (study), 2010 Adam Cullen
Neil Armfield (study), 2010 Adam Cullen
Neil Armfield (study), 2010 Adam Cullen

Neil Armfield (study), 2010 Adam Cullen

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Commissioned 2010

Portrait of a beautiful mind - Adam Cullen, Blue Mountains, 2005 (printed 2019) George Fetting
Portrait of a beautiful mind - Adam Cullen, Blue Mountains, 2005 (printed 2019) George Fetting
Portrait of a beautiful mind - Adam Cullen, Blue Mountains, 2005 (printed 2019) George Fetting

Portrait of a beautiful mind - Adam Cullen, Blue Mountains, 2005 (printed 2019) George Fetting

Portrait, inkjet print on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds provided by Alan Dodge AM & Neil Archibald 2019

Douglas Mawson, 1933 Henry James Haley
Douglas Mawson, 1933 Henry James Haley
Douglas Mawson, 1933 Henry James Haley

Douglas Mawson, 1933 Henry James Haley

Portrait, oil on canvas laid on board

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Gareth Mawson Thomas and Pamela Karran-Thomas of the Mawson family 2010
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Roslyn, 2016 Sally Ross
Roslyn, 2016 Sally Ross
Roslyn, 2016 Sally Ross

Roslyn, 2016 Sally Ross

Portrait, oil on linen

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2017

Neil Armfield (study), 2010 Adam Cullen
Neil Armfield (study), 2010 Adam Cullen
Neil Armfield (study), 2010 Adam Cullen

Neil Armfield (study), 2010 Adam Cullen

Portrait, spray paint on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Commissioned 2010

Neil Armfield (study), 2010 Adam Cullen
Neil Armfield (study), 2010 Adam Cullen
Neil Armfield (study), 2010 Adam Cullen

Neil Armfield (study), 2010 Adam Cullen

Portrait, spray paint on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Commissioned 2010

Losing Faith, 2004 by Alexandra Cody

Time is precious

Magazine article by David Sequeira, 2004

Headspace5: Crystal Gazing highlighted the diversity of materials and techniques that young people use for self expression. David Sequeira presents a personal view of three works in the exhibition.

Gail Kelly, 2018 Paul Newton

Gail Kelly, 2018 by Paul Newton

General content

Commissioned with funds provided by Westpac Group and Optus 2018

Portrait of Mrs Tom Roberts, 1910 Tom Roberts

2013-14 Supporters

Annual Appeal 2020

This 1910 portrait of Elizabeth Sarah (Lillie) Roberts by Tom Roberts was brought into the Gallery's collection with the assistance of the Acquisition Fund in 2013.

Lee Kernaghan near Broken Hill, 2005 Ian Jennings

Australian of the Year Inspiring a Nation

Previous exhibition, 2010

The Australian of the Year Awards have often provoked controversy about who is selected and whether their achievements are remarkable.

Cate Blanchett, 2002 (printed 2004) Karin Catt

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

The Last Picture Show (Lewis Morley and Henry Talbot), 1999 Lewis Morley

Reveries Photography and mortality

Previous exhibition, 2007

Featuring works by Australian and New Zealand photographers from the late 1970s up to the present day Reveries focuses on images made in the presence of or consciousness of death.

Betty Burstall, 1945 Arthur Boyd

Arthur Boyd Portraits

Previous exhibition, 1999

This is the first in a series of National Portrait Gallery exhibitions to survey the portraits painted by artists who are not thought of, primarily, as portrait painters

Match woman, c.1823 by John Dempsey

Do you know more?

General content

The National Portrait Gallery is calling on family history enthusiasts and amateur historians to help reveal more about the people in Dempsey’s People: A folio of British street portraits from 1824-1844.

David Malouf, 2012 Rick Amor

2012-13 Supporters

Annual Appeal 2020

The Circle of Friends Acquisition Fund for 2012 was dedicated to purchasing a portrait of David Malouf by Rick Amor.

Jean-Paul Sartre, 1946

Insightful

Magazine article by Robert McFarlane, 2004

Henri-Cartier-Bresson invented the grammar for photographing life in the 20th century.

Trevor Jamieson, 2016 Brett Canet-Gibson
Trevor Jamieson, 2016 Brett Canet-Gibson
Trevor Jamieson, 2016 Brett Canet-Gibson

Trevor Jamieson, 2016 Brett Canet-Gibson

Portrait, inkjet print on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2018

Barry Humphries, 1958 Clifton Pugh

Clifton Pugh Australians

Previous exhibition, 2005

This exhibition offers a comprehensive display of Clifton Pugh's portraits revealing his development and growth from tonal paintings to a unique style that was in demand from politicians, artists, academics and Australian personalities.

Dave Graney, 1996 Bleddyn Butcher
Dave Graney, 1996 Bleddyn Butcher
Dave Graney, 1996 Bleddyn Butcher

Dave Graney, 1996 Bleddyn Butcher

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2002

Rosaleen Norton, Witch of Kings Cross, 1970-71 Rennie Ellis

Rennie Ellis Aussies All

Previous exhibition, 2006

Rennie Ellis: Aussies All is a celebration of the life and work of the late Australian photographer Rennie Ellis.

Some lads I (Russell Page), 1986 Tracey Moffatt
Some lads I (Russell Page), 1986 Tracey Moffatt
Some lads I (Russell Page), 1986 Tracey Moffatt

Some lads I (Russell Page), 1986 Tracey Moffatt

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 1998
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

George Judah Cohen, 1925 George Lambert
George Judah Cohen, 1925 George Lambert
George Judah Cohen, 1925 George Lambert

George Judah Cohen, 1925 George Lambert

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the National Australia Bank 2002

Bob Hawke, 2012 Luke Cornish

Primed Some Prime Ministers

Previous exhibition, 2019

Seventeen of Australia’s thirty prime ministers to date are represented in the contrasting sizes, moods and mediums of these portraits.

Camouflage self portrait, 1986

Hide/Seek

Magazine article by David Ward, 2010

David Ward writes about the exhibition Hide/Seek: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture on display at the National Portrait Gallery, Washington.

Chris Wallace-Crabbe, 2011 Kristin Headlam

2014-15 Supporters

Annual Appeal 2020

Kristin Headlam's portrait of Chris Wallace-Crabbe was acquired with the support of the Circle of Friends in 2014.

Ma Khin Mar Mar Kyi

My Favourite Australian

Magazine article by Christine Clark, 2009

The Australian public was invited in 2008 to vote for their favourite Australian.  After the votes were tallied an exhibition of the top-ten Popular Australians and the top-twenty unsung heroes was displayed at the National Portrait Gallery.

Paul Kelly, 2004 Jon Campbell

Face the Music

Previous exhibition, 2005

Australia has become recognised for the range and talent of its musicians, composers, conductors and celebrities in general associated with the music industry

Carla Zampatti, 2015 Georges Antoni
Carla Zampatti, 2015 Georges Antoni
Carla Zampatti, 2015 Georges Antoni

Carla Zampatti, 2015 Georges Antoni

Portrait, inkjet print on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2016

Cour-rou-bari-gal, 1807 Nicolas-Martin Petit after Barthélemy Roger
Cour-rou-bari-gal, 1807 Nicolas-Martin Petit after Barthélemy Roger
Cour-rou-bari-gal, 1807 Nicolas-Martin Petit after Barthélemy Roger

Cour-rou-bari-gal, 1807 Nicolas-Martin Petit after Barthélemy Roger

Portrait, engraving, hand-coloured on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds provided by Ross A Field 2008

Nick Cave and Rowland S. Howard (of The Birthday Party), 1983 Bleddyn Butcher
Nick Cave and Rowland S. Howard (of The Birthday Party), 1983 Bleddyn Butcher
Nick Cave and Rowland S. Howard (of The Birthday Party), 1983 Bleddyn Butcher

Nick Cave and Rowland S. Howard (of The Birthday Party), 1983 Bleddyn Butcher

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2002

John Farnham, 1996 Polly Borland

Glossy - Faces Magazines Now

Previous exhibition, 1999

Magazines are the portrait galleries of the 90s... Glossy is about magazines. The exhibition presents the work of eight photographers, Australian by birth or long-term residency, who are producing portraits for publication in magazines around the world.

Margaret Fulton, 1980 (printed 2002) Lewis Morley

Masters of Fare Chefs, winemakers, providores

Previous exhibition, 2004

Masters of fare: chefs, winemakers, providores celebrates men and women who have championed the unique culinary characteristics and produce of Australia, enriching our lives with new ideas and new flavours over the past forty years.

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.

Tommy Tycho, 1986 Calvin Winetroube
Tommy Tycho, 1986 Calvin Winetroube
Tommy Tycho, 1986 Calvin Winetroube

Tommy Tycho, 1986 Calvin Winetroube

Portrait, colour photolithograph

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Vicky Tycho 2013

Hugo at home (Hugo Weaving), 2011 Nicholas Harding

Nicholas Harding 28 Portraits

Previous exhibition, 2017

Nicholas Harding: 28 portraits features paintings of Robert Drewe, John Bell and Hugo Weaving alongside gorgeously coloured recent oil portraits, delicate gouaches and bold ink and charcoal drawings.

Cathy Freeman, 1994

Depth of Field

Magazine article by Lauren Dalla, 2004

The exhibition Depth of Field displays a selection of portrait photographs that reflect the strength and diversity of Australian achievement.

Lloyd Rees at the Rock in 1975, 1984 Roderick Shaw
Lloyd Rees at the Rock in 1975, 1984 Roderick Shaw
Lloyd Rees at the Rock in 1975, 1984 Roderick Shaw

Lloyd Rees at the Rock in 1975, 1984 Roderick Shaw

Portrait, oil and oil pastel on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2001

Maggie Tabberer, 2015 Alana Landsberry
Maggie Tabberer, 2015 Alana Landsberry
Maggie Tabberer, 2015 Alana Landsberry

Maggie Tabberer, 2015 Alana Landsberry

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Alana Landsberry and Bauer Media Australia 2019

Billy Hughes bottle stopper, undated Mashman Bros. Ltd.
Billy Hughes bottle stopper, undated Mashman Bros. Ltd.
Billy Hughes bottle stopper, undated Mashman Bros. Ltd.

Billy Hughes bottle stopper, undated Mashman Bros. Ltd.

Portrait, ceramic and cork

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2009

The 70 year old jetty jumper, 2011 by Alex Frayne

Alex Frayne

NPPP 2012 learning resource

An interview with the photographer.

Creatures of Leisure series (David 'Bird' Twohill), 1982 Paul Worstead

Electric! Portraits that pop!

Previous exhibition, 2018

Celebrate the Gallery’s 20th birthday summer with Electric! Portraits that pop! The collection exhibition features a mix of bright, bold and colourful paintings, prints and photographs, and buoyant video portraits.

Elle Macpherson, 2000 Polly Borland

Australian Visit

Previous exhibition, 2006

The exhibition will include works of art from the NPG Canberra's permanent collection with some inward loans and aims to highlight the achievements of notable Australians.

In the mirror: self portrait with Joy Hester, 1939 Albert Tucker

Depth of Field Portrait Photography from the Collection

Previous exhibition, 2004

Over the last five years the National Portrait Gallery has developed a collection of portrait photographs that reflects both the strength and diversity of Australian achievement as well as the talents of our photographers.

Lindy Lee, 2003 Greg Weight

The long game

Magazine article by Penny Grist, 2020

Penelope Grist spends some quality time with the Portrait Gallery’s summer collection exhibition, Eye to Eye.

James Ford, 1979 by Robert Mapplethorpe

Apollo's breath

Magazine article by Dr Christopher Chapman, 2016

Christopher Chapman delights in the intimacy of Robert Mapplethorpe's photography

Andy Thomas, 2002 Montalbetti+Campbell

Uncommon Australians The vision of Gordon and Marilyn Darling

Previous exhibition, 2015

This exhibition showcases portraits acquired through the generosity of the National Portrait Gallery’s Founding Patrons, L Gordon Darling AC CMG and Marilyn Darling AC.

Portrait of Professor Graeme Clark, 2000 Peter Wegner

Portraits for Posterity

Previous exhibition, 2006

Drawn from some of the many donations made to the Gallery's collection, the exhibition Portraits for Posterity pays homage both to the remarkable (and varied) group of Australians who are portrayed in the portraits and the generosity of the many donors who have presented them to the Gallery.

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Donald Friend at Owl Creek, 1983 Lawrence Daws

Portrait, ink and charcoal on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Lawrence Daws 2012
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Reg Richardson AM, 2014 Mitch Cairns

Grow the Portrait Gallery of Australia 9 June 2016

Archived media releases 2016

The Portrait Gallery is calling for contributions to support in the acquisition of superb portraits for the national collection.

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Donald Friend, 1987 Greg Weight

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Patrick Corrigan AM 2004
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Self portrait, 1949 Louis Kahan

A guy from Paris

Magazine article by Dr Sarah Engledow, 2018

Sarah Engledow on a foundational gallery figure who was quick on the draw.

Stan Coster, Manilla, NSW, 1994 (printed 2004) John Elliott

Thousand Mile Stare Portrait photography by John Elliott

Previous exhibition, 2004

Thousand mile stare provides a unique portrait of people of rural Australia

Ned Kelly death mask, date unknown an unknown artist after Maximilian Kreitmayer

Sideshow Alley Infamy, the macabre & the portrait

Previous exhibition, 2015

Death masks, post-mortem drawings and other spooky and disquieting portraits... Come and see how portraits of infamous Australians were used in the 19th century.

Nicole Kidman, 2002 (printed 2004) Karin Catt

9 lives of Karin Catt

Magazine article by Simon Elliott, 2006

Australian photographer Karin Catt has shot across the spectrum of celebrity, her subjects including rock stars, world leaders and actors.

Lady [Hannah] Lloyd Jones, c.1930 E.O. Hoppé
Lady [Hannah] Lloyd Jones, c.1930 E.O. Hoppé
Lady [Hannah] Lloyd Jones, c.1930 E.O. Hoppé

Lady [Hannah] Lloyd Jones, c.1930 E.O. Hoppé

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2013

Mark Ella, 2015 Nikki Toole

Gallery unveils Portrait of Mark Ella 12 May 2016

Archived media releases 2016

Last night in Sydney, the National Portrait Gallery unveiled a newly commissioned portrait of Australian sporting legend Mark Ella AM.

Betty Burstall, 1945 Arthur Boyd
Betty Burstall, 1945 Arthur Boyd
Betty Burstall, 1945 Arthur Boyd

Betty Burstall, 1945 Arthur Boyd

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 1998

Radical Restraint  
Justice Michael Kirby, 1998 Ralph Heimans

A gift from the heart

Magazine article by Lauren Dalla, 2003

Lauren Dalla examines the life of Basil Bressler, the art patron responsible for one of the NPG's most important bequests.

Lt. Genrl. the Rt Honble. Sir George Murray G.C.B., G.C.H. &c., 1838 John Cochran after Sir Thomas Lawrence
Lt. Genrl. the Rt Honble. Sir George Murray G.C.B., G.C.H. &c., 1838 John Cochran after Sir Thomas Lawrence
Lt. Genrl. the Rt Honble. Sir George Murray G.C.B., G.C.H. &c., 1838 John Cochran after Sir Thomas Lawrence

Lt. Genrl. the Rt Honble. Sir George Murray G.C.B., G.C.H. &c., 1838 John Cochran after Sir Thomas Lawrence

Portrait, engraving on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2018

Barry Tuckwell, 1991 June Mendoza
Barry Tuckwell, 1991 June Mendoza
Barry Tuckwell, 1991 June Mendoza

Barry Tuckwell, 1991 June Mendoza

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of David Tuckwell 2018

Portrait of Florence Broadhurst, 1968 Joshua Smith
Portrait of Florence Broadhurst, 1968 Joshua Smith
Portrait of Florence Broadhurst, 1968 Joshua Smith

Portrait of Florence Broadhurst, 1968 Joshua Smith

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2007

Patrick White, 1980 William Yang
Patrick White, 1980 William Yang
Patrick White, 1980 William Yang

Patrick White, 1980 William Yang

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 1998

Portrait bust of Dr Christine Rivett, c. 1950 cast 1955-6 Daphne Mayo
Portrait bust of Dr Christine Rivett, c. 1950 cast 1955-6 Daphne Mayo
Portrait bust of Dr Christine Rivett, c. 1950 cast 1955-6 Daphne Mayo

Portrait bust of Dr Christine Rivett, c. 1950 cast 1955-6 Daphne Mayo

Portrait, cast bronze

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Mr Justice Ian Callinan 1999
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

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Angel Street (Adam Cullen), 2010 Darren McDonald

Portrait, oil on linen

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2012

Keith Miller, early 1950s (printed 2008) Max Dupain
Keith Miller, early 1950s (printed 2008) Max Dupain
Keith Miller, early 1950s (printed 2008) Max Dupain

Keith Miller, early 1950s (printed 2008) Max Dupain

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2008

In the mirror: self portrait with Joy Hester, 1939 Albert Tucker

Spring exhibition program 18 August 2020

Media

The following on-line and physical exhibitions are planned to open at the National Portrait Gallery in coming months. For those who can’t travel at present, selected works from all exhibitions will be included online

Kurt Fearnley, 2012 Adam Knott
Kurt Fearnley, 2012 Adam Knott
Kurt Fearnley, 2012 Adam Knott

Kurt Fearnley, 2012 Adam Knott

Portrait, inkjet print on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2013

Portrait jug of Stanley Melbourne Bruce, 1925-28 Ashtead Potters Limited, Surrey, UK, Percy Metcalfe
Portrait jug of Stanley Melbourne Bruce, 1925-28 Ashtead Potters Limited, Surrey, UK, Percy Metcalfe
Portrait jug of Stanley Melbourne Bruce, 1925-28 Ashtead Potters Limited, Surrey, UK, Percy Metcalfe

Portrait jug of Stanley Melbourne Bruce, 1925-28 Ashtead Potters Limited, Surrey, UK, Percy Metcalfe

Portrait, glazed ceramic

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2006

The Demon Bowler"  Frederick Robert Spofforth (image plate from Vanity Fair), 1878 Sir Leslie Ward
The Demon Bowler"  Frederick Robert Spofforth (image plate from Vanity Fair), 1878 Sir Leslie Ward
The Demon Bowler"  Frederick Robert Spofforth (image plate from Vanity Fair), 1878 Sir Leslie Ward

The Demon Bowler" Frederick Robert Spofforth (image plate from Vanity Fair), 1878 Sir Leslie Ward

Portrait, chromolithograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2002

Russell Page in Venice, 1997 Brenda L. Croft
Russell Page in Venice, 1997 Brenda L. Croft
Russell Page in Venice, 1997 Brenda L. Croft

Russell Page in Venice, 1997 Brenda L. Croft

Portrait, triptych of type C photographs

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2002

James, 2012 by Myles Nelson

Myles Nelson

Finalist interviews
David Campese II, 2000 Paul Newton

Inspiration + Realisation: John Singer Sargent

Magazine article by Katherine Russell, 2006

Katherine Russell examines the art of Australian artist Paul Newton, referencing the portraiture of John Singer Sargent.

Margaret Fink, 1989 Kerrie Lester
Margaret Fink, 1989 Kerrie Lester
Margaret Fink, 1989 Kerrie Lester

Margaret Fink, 1989 Kerrie Lester

Portrait, oil and mixed media and hand-stitching on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 1999
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Sid Myer AM

Foundation members announced 18 May 2015

Archived media releases 2015

The newly-established National Portrait Gallery Foundation met for its inaugural meeting last Friday 15 May in Canberra.

The Dance - David McAllister, 2016 Peter Brew-Bevan

Home is where the art is

About Face article

Tedi Bills on how social media in the age of COVID-19 has fanned the flames of our portrait fascination.

Anna Meares, 2018 Narelle Autio

Before hand

Hosting a touring exhibition

How is it done? How do artists capture someone’s presence and personality? What is the nature of this relationship? What does it feel like to be a sitter for a portrait in the national collection?

The Tichborne Claimant (Arthur Orton), c. 1872 Maull & Co Photographers
The Tichborne Claimant (Arthur Orton), c. 1872 Maull & Co Photographers
The Tichborne Claimant (Arthur Orton), c. 1872 Maull & Co Photographers

The Tichborne Claimant (Arthur Orton), c. 1872 Maull & Co Photographers

Portrait, albumen silver carte de visite

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2001

Lucky Day, 2011 by Nikki Toole

Nikki Toole

NPPP 2012 learning resource

An interview with the photographer.

Arthur Boyd's studio

Boyd to man

Magazine article by Dr Christopher Chapman, 2016

Christopher Chapman looks at influences and insight in the formative years of Arthur Boyd.

Hattie Shepparde, 1872 Bardwell's Royal Studio
Hattie Shepparde, 1872 Bardwell's Royal Studio
Hattie Shepparde, 1872 Bardwell's Royal Studio

Hattie Shepparde, 1872 Bardwell's Royal Studio

Portrait, carte de visite photograph

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds provided by Graham Smith 2009

Jack Brabham, 2004 Julie Edgar

Start Your Engines...

Magazine article by Catherine McDonough, 2006

The bronze sculpture by Julie Edgar reflects through both the material and representation the determined and straight-forward nature of Brabham. 

Moonboy, 2010

Observation point

Magazine article by Tim Storrier, 2013

Tim Storrier describes the influences on the development of his artistic style.

The uncertain recovery, 2012 by Arianne McNaught

Arianne McNaught

Finalist interviews
David Williamson, 1974 (printed 2001) Gordon Glenn

The Story So Far...

Magazine article by Simon Elliott, 2002

A reflection on the National Portrait Gallery's first four years.

Catherine Livingstone, 2018 Mathew Lynn

Catherine Livingstone, 2018 by Mathew Lynn

General content

Commissioned with funds provided by Tim Fairfax AC 2018

She – Unemployed Girl, 2003 by Yu Hong

Yu Hong

Featured Artists

Born 1966 in Beijing, China. Lives and works in Beijing.

Hélène Kirsova in Petrouchka, 1936-37 Max Dupain

Vintage Max

Magazine article by Gael Newton, 2003

Gael Newton delves into the life and art of renowned Australian photographer, Max Dupain.

Margaret Seares, 2018 Cherry Hood

Margaret Seares, 2018 by Cherry Hood

General content

Commissioned with funds provided by the Sid and Fiona Myer Family Foundation 2018

As long as you're here, 2013 by Tony Curran

Touchy touchy

Magazine article by Tony Curran, 2015

Tony Curran ponders whether our phones can change the course of painting.

Andrew Gaze, 2018 George Fetting

Andrew Gaze, 2018 by George Fetting

General content

Commissioned with funds provided by Trent Birkett 2018

"Just what is it that makes today's homes so different, so appealing?", 1956

Pop goes the preconception

Magazine article by Paul Moorhouse, 2007

A National Portrait Gallery, London exhibition redefines portraiture, shifting the focus towards a new perspective on Pop Art.

Sir Charles Lloyd Jones, 1951 William Dobell

Home and away

Magazine article by Dr Sarah Engledow, 2009

Sir William Dobell painted the portraits of Sir Charles Lloyd Jones and Sir Hudson Fysh, who did much to promote the image of Australia in this country and abroad.

Barry Gibb, 1970-71 Rennie Ellis

The 1950s to the present day

Mo and beard timeline

Certain European leaders (needless to name) had the effect of making certain styles of facial hair decidedly undesirable in the years immediately after World War 2.

Janet Dawson, 2016 by Mark Mohell

Janet Dawson

Explore The Popular Pet Show

When soulmates Janet Dawson and Michael Boddy moved from Sydney to a property, Boddy was clear about why: ‘Our marriage is one long conversation - we moved to the bush so we could talk to each other without so many interruptions.’

Automatic for the people: Casey Stoner, 2008 Scott Redford

Speed demon

Magazine article by Dr Christopher Chapman, 2009

Scott Redford discusses his dynamic portrait commission of motorcycling champion and 2008 Young Australian of the Year Casey Stoner.

Mick Jagger, Madonna and Tony Curtis, 1997

The Vanity model

Magazine article by David Friend, 2009

Vanity Fair Editor David Friend describes how the rebirth of the magazine sated our desire for access into the lives of celebrities and set the standard for the new era of portrait photography.

Installing David Walsh

On the road again

Magazine article by Dr Deborah Hill, 2017

Deborah Hill talks figures with character, as the National Portrait Gallery touring exhibitions program welcomes its millionth visitor.

Arcadia: Sound of the sea Exhibition introduction

General content

One night in the spring of 1970 in an old house in Whale Beach, north of Sydney, John Witzig, Albe Falzon and David Elfick put together the first issue of Tracks, playing Neil Young’s album Harvest over and over again as they pasted up galleys of type.

Sidney Nolan, Western Australia, 1962 (printed 2000) David Moore

Cultural kaleidoscope

Magazine article by Dr Sarah Engledow, 2006

The complex connections between four creative Australians; Patrick White, Sidney Nolan, Robert Helpmann and Peter Sculthorpe.

Cormac and Callum, 2008 by Ingvar Kenne

NPPP 2009 exhibition essay

General content

Dr Christopher Chapman, National Photographic Portrait Prize judge and curator, introduces the 2009 Prize.

The vigil, 2011 by Anthony Anderton

Anthony Anderton

NPPP 2012 learning resource

An interview with the photographer.

Elizabeth, 2019 Anthea da Silva

The National Portrait Prizes
29 January 2020

Media

The National Portrait Gallery today announced finalists for the inaugural Darling Portrait Prize, a national new $75,000 prize for Australian portrait painting, and released selected images from the final prize pool for the popular National Photography Portrait Prize.

Self Portrait in red shirt, 1937 by Arthur Boyd

Arthur as Alyosha?

Magazine article by Patrick McCaughey, 2015

Patrick McCaughey explores a striking Boyd self portrait.

Bon Scott & Angus Young, Atlanta, Georgia, 1978 (printed 2010) Rennie Ellis

No shirt, no service

Magazine article by Dr Sarah Engledow, 2010

Bon Scott and Angus Young photographed by Rennie Ellis are part of a display celebrating summer and images of the shirtless male.

Margaret Whitlam, 2005 Sahlan Hayes

Glossy too

Magazine article by Christine Clark, 2005

The Glossy 2 exhibition highlights the integral role magazine photography plays in illustrating and shaping our contemporary culture.

Painter John Brack with Professor Alex Mitchell and Sir Garfield Barwick, c. 1977 Jozef Vissel
Painter John Brack with Professor Alex Mitchell and Sir Garfield Barwick, c. 1977 Jozef Vissel
Painter John Brack with Professor Alex Mitchell and Sir Garfield Barwick, c. 1977 Jozef Vissel

Painter John Brack with Professor Alex Mitchell and Sir Garfield Barwick, c. 1977 Jozef Vissel

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the Jozef Vissel 2015

Study for Aunty Mary King, 2010 by Mathew Lynn

The animating signature

Magazine article by Joanna Gilmour, 2019

Joanna Gilmore delights in the affecting drawings of Mathew Lynn.

Trevor Jamieson, 2016 by Brett Canet-Gibson

The more things change... NPPP 2017 exhibition essay

General content

Dr Sarah Engledow, National Photographic Portrait Prize judge and curator, introduces the 2017 Prize.

JK Rowling, 2005

Why do painted portraits still matter?

Magazine article by Sandy Nairne, 2006

Lecture by Sandy Nairne, Director, National Portrait Gallery, London, given at the National Portrait Gallery, Canberra on 28 April 2006.

Anne-Louise Lambert as Miranda Courtesy Picnic Productions

Rock star

Magazine article by Jennifer Coombes, 2018

Jennifer Coombes explores the lush images of Picnic at Hanging Rock, featuring Anne-Louise Lambert’s Miranda, the face of the film. 

Patrick White at Centennial Park, 1979–1980

Listomania

Magazine article by Dr Sarah Engledow, 2013

Sarah Engledow describes the fall-out once Brett Whiteley stuck Patrick White’s list of his loves and hates onto his great portrait of the writer.

Dr Christopher Chapman

The art of Inner Worlds Lecture, 7 May 2011

General content

Dr Christopher Chapman NPG Curator of Inner Worlds explains the development of an exhibition that spans from Surrealism to contemporary art.

Past, present, future, 2002 by Wang Qingsong
M+ Sigg Collection

Chinese Art

General content

A short overview of modern Chinese art from 1949 to the present.

Director John Duigan and actor Judy Davis on the set of ‘Winter of our Dreams’, Sydney, 1981 by Robert McFarlane

Natural born stiller

Magazine article by Penny Grist, 2016

Penelope Grist speaks to Robert McFarlane about shooting for the stars.

Self portrait, 1645

The considered life

Magazine article by Andrew Sayers AM, 2010

Andrew Sayers asks whether a portrait can truly be the examination of a life.

David Chalmers, 2011 Nick Mourtzakis

Coming into being NPPP 2018 exhibition essay

General content

Dr Christopher Chapman, National Photographic Portrait Prize judge and curator, introduces the 2018 Prize.

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.

NPPP finalists

20 20

Magazine article by Dr Sarah Engledow, 2017

Sarah Engledow picks some favourites from a decade of the National Photographic Portrait Prize.

High school, 2008

Subtle emotion

Magazine article by Dr Christopher Chapman, 2010

Christopher Chapman considers photographer Rozalind Drummond's portrait of author Nam Le.

Dr Peter Farrell, 2001 Salvatore Zofrea OAM

Giving and getting

Magazine article by Michael Desmond, 2006

The exhibition Portraits for Posterity celebrates gifts to the Gallery, of purchases made with donated funds, and testifies to the generosity and community spirit of Australians.

Revd Dr Robert Walker Skating on Duddingston Loch, c.1795 by Sir Henry Raeburn

Great Scots

Magazine article by Diana O'Neil, 2017

Diana O’Neil samples the tartan treats on offer in the Scottish National Portrait Gallery.

Untitled #21/09 (after Ricci, 1700; featuring Matthew Mitcham), 2009 Ross Watson

Getting bare

Magazine article by Penny Grist, 2015

How seven portraits within Bare reveal in a public portrait parts of the body and elements of life usually located in the private sphere.

Marilyn Darling AC, 2010 Anne Zahalka

Support Crew

Magazine article by Dr Christopher Chapman, 2011

Portraits of philanthropists in the collection honour their contributions to Australia and acknowledge their support of the National Portrait Gallery.

Eden, 2011 by Arianne McNaught

Arianne McNaught

NPPP 2012 learning resource

An interview with the photographer.

‘Untitled’ - Yellow Kangaroo Paw, 2008 by Christian Thompson

The 'I' in Indigenous art

Magazine article by Jane Raffan, 2013

Jane Raffan examines unique styles of Indigenous portraiture that challenge traditional Western concepts of the artform.

National Portrait Gallery

History

About us

How the National Portrait Gallery and its unique collection came to be

Portrait of Cate Blanchett, 2008 David Rosetzky

The transparent mask

Magazine article by Karen Vickery, 2015

Cate Blanchett and the art of acting in Rosetzky’s digital portrait.

Vanity Fair, April, 2004

International issue

Magazine article by Michael Desmond, 2009

Michael Desmond looks at the history of the Vanity Fair magazine in conjunction with the exhibition Vanity Fair Portraits: Photographs 1913-2008

Basil steps out, 2016 by Kristin Headlam
Courtesy the artist and Charles Nodrum Gallery

Kristin Headlam

Explore The Popular Pet Show

Basil grew into a speckled beauty – a long-legged leaper and an exceptionally vocal dog, with a great register of sounds, ascending in shock value from a whimper to a growl to a bark to a yelp that’s a violation of the ears.

Eileen Dunne in The Hospital for Sick Children, 1940

The incomparable Beaton

Magazine article by Dr Sarah Engledow, 2005

To accompany the exhibition Cecil Beaton: Portraits, held at the NPG in 2005, this article is drawn from Hugo Vickers's authorised biography, Cecil Beaton (1985).

Louis XVI giving final instructions to the Comte de La Perouse, c. 1785

Sea legged frogs

Magazine article by Joanna Gilmour, 2011

Joanna Gilmour describes some of the stories of the individuals and incidents that define French exploration of Australia and the Pacific.

[Self-portrait], 1996

Reveries

Magazine article by Helen Ennis, 2007

The exhibition Reveries: Photography and mortality is a powerful display which brings together images that depict the last phase of people's lives.

Bed piece, 1972 by Chris Burden

The boy, the bed and the gun

Magazine article by Dr Christopher Chapman, 2016

Christopher Chapman contemplates the provocative performance art of Chris Burden. 

Sam and the Perfect World, 2005

The news from Washington

Magazine article by Lauretta Morton, 2006

Australia's former Cultural Attache to the USA, Ron Ramsey, describes the mood at the opening week of the revitalised American National Portrait Gallery.

Margot Rhys, 1935 by Athol Shmith

Progressive pictures

Magazine article by Aimee Board, 2017

Athol Shmith’s photographs contributed to the emergence of a new vision of Australian womanhood.

Portrait of Florence Broadhurst, 1968 Joshua Smith

Be bold

Magazine article by Katherine Russell, 2007

The name of Florence Broadhurst, one of Australia’s most significant wallpaper and textile designers, is now firmly cemented in the canon of Australian art and design.

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.

 

In the Lounge, 2006 by North Sullivan

Seduce, Amuse, Entertain NPPP 2007 exhibition essay

General content

Michael Desmond, National Photographic Portrait Prize judge and curator, introduces the 2007 Prize.

The hunting lodge, 2007

Seduce Amuse Entertain

Magazine article by Michael Desmond, 2007

Michael Desmond profiles a handful of the entrants in first National Photographic Portrait Prize and notes emerging themes and categories.

Miss Alesandra, 2010

The more things change

Magazine article by Dr Sarah Engledow, 2011

National Photographic Portrait Prize curator, Sarah Engledow, finds reward in a difficult task and ultimately uncovers the essence of portraiture.

Self portrait, 1954

A sketch for some portraits

Magazine article by Judith Pugh, 2005

Judith Pugh reflects on Clifton Pugh's approach to portrait making.

Staffordshire bull terrier belonging to the Rev. John Gower, 1851

Essential portraiture

Magazine article by Michael Desmond, 2011

Michael Desmond in conversation with University of Houston professor of philosophy Cynthia Freeland.

Mural of Italian/Roman actress Anna Magnani (1908­–1973) with face mask, April 2020 Unknown artist

Of plague and portraits

About Face article

Corinna Cullen on the symbolic power of pandemic-related imagery over the ages.

Me, 1992 Ken Done

Donated duo

Magazine article by Dr Sarah Engledow, 2009

Dr Sarah Engledow writes about the gift of two striking paintings by the Australian artist Ken Done AM.

"Lao Fei" Stephen FitzGerald, 2003 Dalu Zhao

Recollections of a sinologist sitter

Magazine article by Professor Stephen FitzGerald AO, 2016

Professor Stephen Fitzgerald, Australia’s first Ambassador to China, traces the historical course from sino-australian cultural engagement to a maturing Australian identity.

Kinky Night. Impressions Club, 1987

Aussies all

Magazine article by Simon Elliott, 2006

The exhibition Aussies all features the ecclectic portrait photography of Rennie Ellis which captures Australian life during the 70s and 80s.

Karl Robert, Count Nesselrode, 1818 by Sir Thomas Lawrence

The Lawrence lustre

Magazine article by Angus Trumble, 2019

Angus Trumble salutes the glorious portraiture of Sir Thomas Lawrence.

The National Portrait Gallery

In the galleries

Magazine article by Dr Christopher Chapman, 2009

Christopher Chapman highlights the inaugural hang of the new National Portrait Gallery building which opened in December 2008.

Paul Kelly 30.11.1980 by Liz Reed

Pop poet

Magazine article by Dr Anne Sanders, 2013

Dr Anne Sanders previews the works in the new focus exhibition Paul Kelly and The Portraits.

Sir Macfarlane Burnet, 1960-61 William Dargie

Picture this...

Magazine article by Andrew Sayers AM, 2003

This edited version of a speech by Andrew Sayers examines some of the antecedents of the National Portrait Gallery and set out the ideas behind the modern Gallery and its collection.

Pierre de Rigaud de Vaudreuil de Cavagnial, Marquis de Vaudreuil, ca.1753-55

Canadian identities

Magazine article by Lilly Koltun, 2004

An exploration of national identity in the Canadian context drawn from the symposium Face to Face at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery in 2004.

Captain James Cook, 1837 Nathaniel Dance, William Holl, Fisher, Son & Co London

Rethinking foundational histories

Magazine article by Kate Fullagar, 2019

A focus on Indigenous-European relationships underpins Facing New Worlds. By Kate Fullagar.

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

George Reid paperweight an unknown artist

Some prime ministers

General content

Sarah Engledow explores the history of the prime ministers and artists featured in the exhibition.

Lottie Lyell as Doreen by Monte Luke

Their brilliant careers

Magazine article by Jenny Gall, 2017

Jenny Gall delves into Starstruck to celebrate some of Australian cinema’s iconic women.

One hundred days at 7pm 2015 by Fiona McMonagle

Self-effacing

Magazine article by Michael Wardell, 2016

Michael Wardell samples the fare in the University of Queensland National Self-portrait Prize.

Self portrait, c. 1911 Frank Hurley

Of ice and men

Magazine article by Joanna Gilmour, 2009

Frank Hurley's celebrated images document the heroism and minutiae of Australian exploration in Antarctica.

Tony Bilson, c. 2005 George Fetting

Eating the seasons

Magazine article by Dr Anne Sanders, 2019

Anne Sanders imbibes Tony Bilson’s gastronomic revolution.

Albert Jonas and John Xiniwe of The African Choir, 1891 London Stereoscopic Co.

Back in black

Magazine article by Krysia Kitch, 2017

Krysia Kitch reviews black chronicles at the National Portrait Gallery, London.

Geoffrey Graham, 1941 Max Dupain

The mind's eye

Magazine article by Dr Christopher Chapman, 2017

Christopher Chapman takes a trip through the doors of perception, arriving at the junction of surrealism and psychoanalysis.

Scone, 2010 by Darren McDonald
Private collection, Melbourne and courtesy of Scott Livesey Galleries

Darren McDonald

Explore The Popular Pet Show

The wild balancing act of McDonald’s home décor (is that there as a joke? where do I actually sit down? is this ironic or what? what a lovely photo of Darren and Robin in Europe!) is reflected in his own personality.

Self portrait, 2005 Rick Amor

Rick Amor: 21 Portraits

General content

Sarah Engledow chronicles Rick Amor's work and accomplishments in this extensive essay in conjunction with the exhibition Rick Amor: 21 Portraits.

Portrait of Captain James Cook RN, 1782 John Webber

Unbuttoning uniforms

Magazine article by Sharon Peoples, 2017

Sharon Peoples contemplates costumes and the construction of identity.

Zed, from the series Walking the dog, 2005 by Robyn Sweaney

Robyn Sweaney

Explore The Popular Pet Show

Robyn's parents had two terriers, Wuff and Snuff. In spite of Snuff’s ominous name and a couple of close shaves – once, he jumped out of a moving car, and another time, on a long road trip, he was accidentally left behind at a petrol station – he outlived Wuff.

The Art Lovers - Megan, 2013 by Gary Grealy

Everybody, look serious NPPP 2014 exhibition essay

General content

Dr Sarah Engledow, National Photographic Portrait Prize judge and curator, introduces the 2014 Prize.

Professor Peter Doherty, 2001 Rick Amor

Friends and Acquaintances

Magazine article by Dr Sarah Engledow, 2005

Dr. Sarah Engledow discusses a collection of drawings and prints by the Victorian artist Rick Amor acquired in 2005.

Self portrait, 1999/2005 Tracey Moffatt

Home truths

Magazine article by Joanna Gilmour, 2013

Despite once expressing a limited interest in the self portrait, the idea of it has figured strongly in much of Tracey Moffatt's work and has done so in some of her most distinctive and compelling images.

First-Class Marksman, 1946 by Sidney Nolan

Money for Myth

Magazine article by Jane Raffan, 2015

Australian character on the market by Jane Raffan.

Sydney city (Patrick White and Tom Uren, Hiroshima Day demonstration), 1984

The activist A-list

Magazine article by Dr Sarah Engledow, 2007

Dr Sarah Engledow examines a number of figures in the collection of the National Portrait Gallery who were pioneers or substantial supporters of the seminal Australian environmental campaigns of the early 1970s and 1980s.

Lesley Harding

Faces of war Lecture, 14 May 2011

General content

Lesley Harding, Curator, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne explores Albert Tucker’s experience of World War II, his interests in the intersection between psychology and creativity, and their influence on his portrait making.

Dulcie Deamer, c. 1920

Out of the shadows

Magazine article by Joanna Gilmour, 2013

Joanna Gilmour profiles the life and times of the shutter sisters May and Mina Moore.

Self Portrait, 1963–64

What price self?

Magazine article by Jane Raffan, 2013

Jane Raffan investigates auction sales of self portraits nationally and internationally.

Sir Lawrence Wackett, c. 1961 William Dargie

Starry knight

Magazine article by Dr Sarah Engledow, 2010

Aircraft designer, pilot and entrepreneur, Sir Lawrence Wackett rejoins friends and colleagues on the walls of the National Portrait Gallery.

Barry Humphries, 1958 Clifton Pugh

Uncommon Australians The vision of Gordon and Marilyn Darling

General content

Sarah Engledow writes about Gordon and Marilyn Darling and their support for the National Portrait Gallery throughout its evolution.

Madame Sibly, Phrenologist and Mesmerist, 1870s James E. Bray

Sibly irresistible

Magazine article by Alexandra Roginski, 2019

Alexandra Roginski reveals a forceful feminist figure in the colonial period’s slippery science, phrenology.

Jacki Weaver, 2018 John Tsiavis

Flash mob

Magazine article by Dr Sarah Engledow, 2019

Sarah Engledow trains her exacting lens on the nine photographs from 20/20.

Artist and wife near Arthurs Seat, 1969

Through blue eyes

Magazine article by Dr Sarah Engledow, 2009

Works by Arthur Boyd and Sidney Nolan bring the desert, the misty seashore and the hot Monaro plains to exhibition Open Air: Portraits in the landscape.

Dr Reg Hook

Inner Worlds and psychoanalysis Lecture, 4 June 2011

General content

Inner Worlds evokes a broad view of psychology as a discipline. However, the specific interests of the practitioners whose portraits are included in the exhibition incorporate specialist areas including psychoanalysis.

Beach life (dog), 2006 by Nicholas Harding

Nicholas Harding

Explore The Popular Pet Show

Over the years the young Nicholas Harding got his hands on various mice and guinea pigs, but they served mainly to illustrate the concept of mortality. 

Carnation, Lily, Lily, Rose, 1885-86 by 
John Singer Sargent

A feast of friends

Magazine article by Richard Ormond, 2015

John Singer Sargent: a painter at the vanguard of contemporary movements in music, literature and theatre.

David Marr, 2011 by Nicholas Harding

Through thick and thin

Magazine article by Dr Sarah Engledow, 2017

Sarah Engledow likes the manifold mediums of Nicholas Harding’s portraiture.

Dame Mary Gilmore, c. 1938 Lyall Trindall

Painting writing

Magazine article by Dr Sarah Engledow, 2007

Dr Sarah Engledow explores the portraits of writers held in the National Portrait Gallery's collection.

The Right Honourable Sir Ninian Stephen KGAK GCMG GCVO KBE QC, 2006 by Rick Amor

Prima facie

Magazine article by Dr Sarah Engledow, 2019

Sarah Engledow casts a judicious eye over portraits in the Victorian Bar’s Peter O’Callaghan QC Portrait Gallery.

David Marr, 2011 by Nicholas Harding

Nicholas Harding: 28 Portraits Exhibition essay

General content

Sarah Engledow looks at three decades of Nicholas Harding's portraiture.

Dr Anne Sanders

Less than six degrees of separation Lecture, 28 May 2011

General content

Dr Anne Sanders NPG Curatorial Researcher investigated the lives of the pioneering psychologists whose portraits are featured in Inner Worlds.

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