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The National Portrait Gallery acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia and recognises the continuing connection to lands, waters and communities. We pay our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and to Elders both past and present.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are warned that this website contains images of deceased persons.

Brian and Gene Sherman
Brian and Gene Sherman
Brian and Gene Sherman

Brian and Gene Sherman, 2009

Gary Grealy
Portrait, inkjet print on paper

Purchased with funds provided by Patrick Corrigan AM 2016

Gene Sherman
Gene Sherman
Gene Sherman

Gene Sherman, 2009

Gary Grealy
Portrait, inkjet print on paper

Purchased with funds provided by Patrick Corrigan AM 2016

Emile Sherman
Emile Sherman
Emile Sherman

Emile Sherman, 2012

Dave Tacon
Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2012

Emile Sherman
Emile Sherman
Emile Sherman

Emile Sherman, 2012

Adam Chang (Hong Jun Zhang)
Portrait, oil on canvas

Gift of the artist and Yanping Zhu 2022. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.

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Dr Gene Sherman AM announces resignation from the National Portrait Gallery Board

16 June 2015
Archived media releases 2015

It is with deep regret, but great pride, that the National Portrait Gallery acknowledges the decision of its Deputy Chairman to resign from the Gallery’s Board, to focus on a new international role as co-Chair of the Tate Asia Pacific Acquisitions Committee.

Self portrait
Self portrait
Self portrait

Self portrait, 1949

Louis Kahan AO
Portrait, pen and ink on book page

Gift of Dr Gene Sherman AM and Brian Sherman AM 2012. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.

Self portrait
Self portrait
Self portrait

Self portrait, 1993

Tim Storrier
Portrait, synthetic polymer paint 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

Adam Cullen
Adam Cullen
Adam Cullen

Adam Cullen, 2000

Gary Grealy
Portrait, inkjet print

Purchased with funds provided by Dr Gene Sherman AM and Patrick Corrigan AM 2016

Dr John Yu
Dr John Yu
Dr John Yu

Dr John Yu, 2014

Gary Grealy
Portrait, inkjet print on paper

Purchased with funds provided by Dr Gene Sherman AM and Patrick Corrigan AM 2016

Ken Catchpole

Rugby great unveiled

1 December 2014
Archived media releases 2014

A new portrait commission of Australian Rugby great, Ken Catchpole OAM by Gary Grealy will be officially unveiled on 3 December.

The black coat: Lily Brett
The black coat: Lily Brett
The black coat: Lily Brett

The black coat: Lily Brett, 1989

David Rankin OAM
Portrait, oil on canvas

Gift of Dr Gene Sherman AM and Brian Sherman AM 2012. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.

Untitled, 1995 by Fang Lijun

Go Figure!

Contemporary Chinese Portraiture
Previous exhibition, 2012

A vibrant expression of Chinese culture and reflection on contemporary portraiture, drawn from the Uli Sigg collection.

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David Malouf
David Malouf
David Malouf

David Malouf, 1980

Jeffrey Smart AO
Portrait, pencil on paper

Gift of Dr Gene Sherman AM and Brian Sherman AM 2012. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.

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The National Portrait Gallery acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia and recognises the continuing connection to lands, waters and communities. We pay our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and to Elders past and present. We respectfully advise that this site includes works by, images of, names of, voices of and references to deceased people.

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