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Six degrees of Hugh Jackman

In conversation

Streamed live at 12:30pm (AEDT), Thursday 2nd December 2021
Six degrees of Hugh Jackman
Video: 46 minutes

If we start with world-famous actor Hugh Jackman and give over control to you, where will the chance meetings, delightful parallels, and forks in the road take us? Boss us around in another choose-you-own-adventure program where you vote on which portrait Penny Grist, Curator Exhibitions talks about next! Join us online for a fun and fascinating frolic down the highways and byways where art and biography meet.

1 Hugh Jackman, 2020 Vincent Fantauzzo. © Vincent Fantauzzo. 2 Kate (Kate Grenville), 2012 Jenny Sages. © Jenny Sages. 3 Bee Miles, 1976 Roderick Shaw. © Estate of Rod Shaw. 4 Reg Livermore, Pitt Street, Sydney, 1965 (printed 2020) Robert McFarlane. © Robert McFarlane/Copyright Agency, 2022. 5 Bob and Dolly Dyer Ern McQuillan OAM. © Michael McQuillan's Classic Photographs. 6 Portrait of Ruth Cracknell as the Sibyl, 1995 Rosemary Valadon. © Rosemary Valadon. 7 Jill Ker Conway, 1987 Sarah Belchetz-Swenson. © Estate of Sarah Belchetz-Swenson. 8 Quong Tart, 2017 Pamela See. © Pamela See.
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