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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.

A Life in Service

Magazine article by Mandy Martin, 2005

Artist Mandy Martin describes the creation of her portrait of Aldo Giurgola, principal architect of Australia's Parliament House.

Paul Grabowsky, 2009

Martin Philbey
Portrait, type C photograph on paper

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

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
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
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
Portrait, inkjet print on rag paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2005

Paddy Jaminji, 1986

Martin van der Wal
Portrait, inkjet print on rag paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2005

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
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
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
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
Portrait, pastel on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2014

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
Portrait, mezzotint on paper

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

Jack Lang, 1970

Adam Martin
Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Elsie Martin 2000

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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.

The National Portrait Gallery is an Australian Government Agency