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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.

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.

Kate Grenville reading The Secret River video: 6 minutes

Kate Grenville 'The secret river'

Portrait story

Kate Grenville reads a passage from her novel The secret river and describes its creation.

Kate Grenville, 2008 Tim Georgeson
Kate Grenville, 2008 Tim Georgeson
Kate Grenville, 2008 Tim Georgeson

Kate Grenville, 2008 Tim Georgeson

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2008

Norman Hetherington OAM (and friends), 2008 Kate Rae
Norman Hetherington OAM (and friends), 2008 Kate Rae
Norman Hetherington OAM (and friends), 2008 Kate Rae

Norman Hetherington OAM (and friends), 2008 Kate Rae

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist, Kate Rae and Mosman Art Gallery with the encouragement of the Hetherington family 2015

Kate (Kate Grenville), 2012 Jenny Sages
Kate (Kate Grenville), 2012 Jenny Sages
Kate (Kate Grenville), 2012 Jenny Sages

Kate (Kate Grenville), 2012 Jenny Sages

Portrait, encaustic, oil and pigment on composition board

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2014
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Kate Fitzpatrick, 1978 (printed 2017) Robert McFarlane
Kate Fitzpatrick, 1978 (printed 2017) Robert McFarlane
Kate Fitzpatrick, 1978 (printed 2017) Robert McFarlane

Kate Fitzpatrick, 1978 (printed 2017) Robert McFarlane

Portrait, inkjet print on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2017

Kate Fitzpatrick, 1983 William Yang
Kate Fitzpatrick, 1983 William Yang
Kate Fitzpatrick, 1983 William Yang

Kate Fitzpatrick, 1983 William Yang

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2003

Kate Girard, c. 1885 Mora of New York
Kate Girard, c. 1885 Mora of New York
Kate Girard, c. 1885 Mora of New York

Kate Girard, c. 1885 Mora of New York

Portrait, carte de visite photograph

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

Kate Hattam, 1956 Clifton Pugh
Kate Hattam, 1956 Clifton Pugh
Kate Hattam, 1956 Clifton Pugh

Kate Hattam, 1956 Clifton Pugh

Portrait, oil on board

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2006

Making Stories video: 3 minutes

Kate Grenville 'Making Stories'

Portrait story

Australian writer Kate Grenville discusses her career and portrait by Jenny Sages.

Portrait of Denton Corker Marshall, 2009 John Gollings
Portrait of Denton Corker Marshall, 2009 John Gollings
Portrait of Denton Corker Marshall, 2009 John Gollings

Portrait of Denton Corker Marshall, 2009 John Gollings

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2010

Cry me a future (still from video), 2006 by Kate Murphy

Kate Murphy Cry me a future (Dublin)

Previous exhibition, 2009

Kate Murphy's video installation shows the artist listening to predictions made by a clairvoyant.

Portrait of Denton Corker Marshall, 2009 by John Gollings

Denton Corker Marshall

General content

Denton Corker Marshall is based in Melbourne with offices in London and Jakarta.

Portrait 58 Summer 2017-18

Magazine

Paul Cézanne, Bill Henson and Simone Young, Australian cinema’s iconic women, and Feminist portraits by Kate Just.

Hal Hattam, 1960 Fred Williams
Hal Hattam, 1960 Fred Williams
Hal Hattam, 1960 Fred Williams

Hal Hattam, 1960 Fred Williams

Portrait, oil on masonite

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the Hattam family in memory of Hal and Kate Hattam 2006
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 both past and present.

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