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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.

Paul Grabowsky, 2009 Martin Philbey
Paul Grabowsky, 2009 Martin Philbey
Paul Grabowsky, 2009 Martin Philbey

Paul Grabowsky, 2009 Martin Philbey

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Commissioned with funds provided by Patrick Corrigan AM 2009

Young Mo (Roy Rene), 1977 Martin Sharp
Young Mo (Roy Rene), 1977 Martin Sharp
Young Mo (Roy Rene), 1977 Martin Sharp

Young Mo (Roy Rene), 1977 Martin Sharp

Portrait, oil on galvanised iron

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

Martin Schoeller 2008

The God-shaped hole

Magazine article by Michael Desmond, 2010

Exploring the photographs of Martin Schoeller, Michael Desmond delves into the uneasy pact that exists between celebrity and the camera.

General Eva Burrows AC AO, 2001 Gabrielle Martin
General Eva Burrows AC AO, 2001 Gabrielle Martin
General Eva Burrows AC AO, 2001 Gabrielle Martin

General Eva Burrows AC AO, 2001 Gabrielle Martin

Portrait, oil on canvas

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

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

Paddy Jaminji, 1986 Martin van der Wal
Paddy Jaminji, 1986 Martin van der Wal
Paddy Jaminji, 1986 Martin van der Wal

Paddy Jaminji, 1986 Martin van der Wal

Portrait, inkjet print on rag paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2005

Aldo Giurgola, 2005 Mandy Martin
Aldo Giurgola, 2005 Mandy Martin
Aldo Giurgola, 2005 Mandy Martin

Aldo Giurgola, 2005 Mandy Martin

Portrait, ochre, pigment and oil on canvas (triptych)

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the Royal Australian Institute of Architects 2005

Preparatory study for General Eva Burrows AC AO, 2001 Gabrielle Martin
Preparatory study for General Eva Burrows AC AO, 2001 Gabrielle Martin
Preparatory study for General Eva Burrows AC AO, 2001 Gabrielle Martin

Preparatory study for General Eva Burrows AC AO, 2001 Gabrielle Martin

Portrait, pencil on paper

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

Preparatory study for General Eva Burrows AC AO, 2001 Gabrielle Martin
Preparatory study for General Eva Burrows AC AO, 2001 Gabrielle Martin
Preparatory study for General Eva Burrows AC AO, 2001 Gabrielle Martin

Preparatory study for General Eva Burrows AC AO, 2001 Gabrielle Martin

Portrait, charcoal and pastel on paper

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

Preparatory study for General Eva Burrows AC AO, 2001 Gabrielle Martin
Preparatory study for General Eva Burrows AC AO, 2001 Gabrielle Martin
Preparatory study for General Eva Burrows AC AO, 2001 Gabrielle Martin

Preparatory study for General Eva Burrows AC AO, 2001 Gabrielle Martin

Portrait, charcoal and pastel on paper

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

Dr. Arthur Martin a'Beckett, c. 1840 an unknown artist
Dr. Arthur Martin a'Beckett, c. 1840 an unknown artist
Dr. Arthur Martin a'Beckett, c. 1840 an unknown artist

Dr. Arthur Martin a'Beckett, c. 1840 an unknown artist

Portrait, pastel on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2014

Dr. Arthur Martin a'Beckett, 1845 Charles Abraham
Dr. Arthur Martin a'Beckett, 1845 Charles Abraham
Dr. Arthur Martin a'Beckett, 1845 Charles Abraham

Dr. Arthur Martin a'Beckett, 1845 Charles Abraham

Portrait, cast plaster

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2014

Sir James Martin, c. 1880s Henry Samuel Sadd
Sir James Martin, c. 1880s Henry Samuel Sadd
Sir James Martin, c. 1880s Henry Samuel Sadd

Sir James Martin, c. 1880s Henry Samuel Sadd

Portrait, mezzotint on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds provided by L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2009

Jack Lang, 1970 Adam Martin
Jack Lang, 1970 Adam Martin
Jack Lang, 1970 Adam Martin

Jack Lang, 1970 Adam Martin

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Elsie Martin 2000

Paul Grabowsky, 2009 Martin Philbey

Feel the music

Magazine article by Dr Christopher Chapman, 2010

Dr Christopher Chapman discusses the portrait of Australian composer Paul Grabowsky by photographer Martin Philbey.

Martin Sharp, 1986 Garry Shead

Oz and beyond

Magazine article by Diana Warnes, 2007

Martin Sharp fulfils the Pop art idiom of merging art and life.

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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.