The artistic clout of Brook Andrew’s portraits of Marcia Langton AM and Anthony Mundine exemplifies the assured personas of these Indigenous Australians. This display places the two portraits face-to-face amplifying their personal strength.
Collection display galleries
The collection display includes a wide selection of portraits that tell extraordinary stories of encounter, exploration, independence, individuality and achievement in Australia. Visitors to the Gallery can follow the development of portraiture from oil painting to digital media.Entry is free.
The winter season of our favourite program for the littlest portrait people. Little children and their parent or carer join in playful activities in the galleries exploring faces, colour, sound, and movement.
A folio of British street portraits 1824–1844
until Sunday 22 October 2017
Dempsey’s people: a folio of British street portraits 1824–1844 will be the first exhibition to showcase the compelling watercolour images of English street people made by the itinerant English painter John Dempsey throughout the first half of the nineteenth century.