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Michael Hutchence by Harry Borden

An interview with photographer Harry Borden about his portrait of Michael Hutchence.

Interview with Harry Borden
Video: 2 minutes

The National Portrait Gallery would like to thank Harry Borden for his kind assistance with this project. All images courtesy of the artist.

Hutchence Death - Suicide Uncertain, 25 November 1997
by Nick Papadopoulos, Sydney Morning Herald

Rock Star’s Death a Puzzle, 24 November 1997
by Bruce Elder, Sydney Morning Herald

Video transcript

1 . Michael Hutchence 1997 All Harry Borden. © Harry Borden.

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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.

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