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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.

Dovima with elephants, evening dress by Dior, Cirque d'Hiver, Paris, August 1955 by Richard Avedon

Richard Avedon People media information

8 August 2013
Archived media releases 2013

Press releases and images downloads for media.

Leith Alexander video: 20 minutes

Leith Alexander

Finalist interviews

An interview with Leith Alexander, Finalist in the Living Memory National Photographic Portrait Prize.

Glen Braithwaite video: 27 minutes

Glen Braithwaite

Finalist interviews

An interview with Glen Braithwaite, Finalist in the Living Memory National Photographic Portrait Prize.

Clare M. Lapworth video: 19 minutes

Clare M. Lapworth

Finalist interviews

An interview with Clare Lapworth, Finalist in the Living Memory National Photographic Portrait Prize.

Sandy Scheltema video: 37 minutes

Sandy Scheltema

Finalist interviews

An interview with Sandy Scheltema, Finalist in the Living Memory National Photographic Portrait Prize.

Jessica Hromas video: 44 minutes

Jessica Hromas

Finalist interviews

An interview with Jessica Hromas, Finalist in the Living Memory National Photographic Portrait Prize.

Tajette O'Halloran video: 30 minutes

Tajette O'Halloran

Finalist interviews

An interview with Tajette O'Halloran, Finalist in the Living Memory National Photographic Portrait Prize.

Franky Tsang video: 28 minutes

Franky Tsang

Finalist interviews

An interview with Franky Tsang, Finalist in the Living Memory National Photographic Portrait Prize.

Glenn Homann video: 34 minutes

Glenn Homann

Finalist interviews

An interview with Glenn Homann, Finalist in the Living Memory National Photographic Portrait Prize.

Julian Kingma video: 43 minutes

Julian Kingma

Finalist interviews

An interview with Julian Kingma, Finalist in the Living Memory National Photographic Portrait Prize.

Jarrod Vero video: 24 minutes

Jarrod Vero

Finalist interviews

An interview with Jarrod Vero, Finalist in the Living Memory National Photographic Portrait Prize.

Dion Georgopoulos video: 46 minutes

Dion Georgopoulos

Finalist interviews

An interview with Dion Georgopoulos, Finalist in the Living Memory National Photographic Portrait Prize.

Kristina Kraskov video: 14 minutes

Kristina Kraskov

Finalist interviews

An interview with Kristina Kraskov, Finalist and Art Handlers' Award winner in the Living Memory National Photographic Portrait Prize.

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Annual Appeal

Listed by year
Honour board

Art Handlers' Award 2016

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The winner of our Art Handlers' Award receives $1000 and free return transport for their photograph, courtesy of International Art Services.

William Bligh

Welcome home, Captain Bligh

27 March 2015
Archived media releases 2015

The National Portrait Gallery will, next Tuesday, unveil an exciting new acquisition of irrefutable importance to all Australians. Portrait of William Bligh, in master’s uniform c. 1776, attributed to John Webber, is one of the earliest portraits of the contentious, historical figure, and extends the Gallery’s remarkable collection of early colonial portraits.

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