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Shane Maloney and Rick Amor

'Big canvas, small head'

Interview with Rick Amor and Shane Maloney
Video: 8 minutes

Artist Rick Amor and subject Shane Maloney relate divergent experiences of the creation of Shane's portrait.

This video was produced with funds donated by Tim Fairfax AC.

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The crime writer Shane Maloney, 2004 Rick Amor © Rick Amor/Copyright Agency, 2020.

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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.