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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.

Lost Love – Waiting for midnight at the Long Distance Call Building on Chang-an Jie so I can call her, Beijing 1998, 2014 video: 2 minutes

Macquarie Digital Portraiture Award 2014 22 August 2014

Archived media releases 2014

Press releases for media.

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APS 5 Social media and content coordinator Applications close 5pm Monday 17 August 2020

Employment opportunities

This position is mainly responsible for setting and developing the NPG’s social strategy to increase our reach, nationally and around the world. The applicant’s primary responsibility will be for our social channels, but should also be comfortable in working with the External Relations team on digital channels and managing video content.

Our only concern is the void, 2013 video: 12 minutes

Macquarie Digital Portraiture Award media information 28 August 2013

Archived media releases 2013

The National Portrait Gallery recently announced the finalists for the Macquarie Digital Portraiture Award 2013.

Anne Lambert, actor by Stuart Campbell

Between Light and Shadow Portraits by Stuart Campbell

Previous exhibition, 2011

The late Australian photographer Stuart Campbell produced superb photographs of Australian actors of stage and screen.

Judy Davis, 1981 William Yang
Judy Davis, 1981 William Yang
Judy Davis, 1981 William Yang

Judy Davis, 1981 William Yang

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 1998

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Claudia Karvan on the set of Love My Way, Jimmy Pozarik

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2007

Bruny d'Entrecasteaux, 1837 Antoine Maurin
Bruny d'Entrecasteaux, 1837 Antoine Maurin
Bruny d'Entrecasteaux, 1837 Antoine Maurin

Bruny d'Entrecasteaux, 1837 Antoine Maurin

Portrait, lithograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2009

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.

Maria Windeyer, c.1865-1868 Freeman Brothers
Maria Windeyer, c.1865-1868 Freeman Brothers
Maria Windeyer, c.1865-1868 Freeman Brothers

Maria Windeyer, c.1865-1868 Freeman Brothers

Portrait, albumen paper carte de visite on brown paper studio folder

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of J.B. Windeyer 2018

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

Miranda Otto, 1997 Montalbetti+Campbell
Miranda Otto, 1997 Montalbetti+Campbell
Miranda Otto, 1997 Montalbetti+Campbell

Miranda Otto, 1997 Montalbetti+Campbell

Portrait, direct positive colour photograph

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artists 2003

Miranda Otto, 1997 Montalbetti+Campbell
Miranda Otto, 1997 Montalbetti+Campbell
Miranda Otto, 1997 Montalbetti+Campbell

Miranda Otto, 1997 Montalbetti+Campbell

Portrait, direct positive colour photograph

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artists 2003

Miranda Otto, 1997 Montalbetti+Campbell
Miranda Otto, 1997 Montalbetti+Campbell
Miranda Otto, 1997 Montalbetti+Campbell

Miranda Otto, 1997 Montalbetti+Campbell

Portrait, direct positive colour photograph

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artists 2003

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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.