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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.

In conversation

Meeting, making and missing

Sunday 18 April 2021
12:30 – 1:15pm AEST
Live online
Rosemary Madigan, 1992 Greg Weight. © Gregory Weight/Copyright Agency, 2021

Bookings essential - free

This free program will be delivered using Zoom.

Celebrate the life, love and creative work of one of Australia’s artistic power couples in our Australian Love Stories exhibition: Rosemary Madigan and Robert Klippel. Join Rosemary's daughter Alice Giles from wherever you are as she shares her insight into their artistic and life partnership.

Make a booking and the Gallery will email you details on how to connect with us using Zoom.

1  Greg Weight. © Gregory Weight/Copyright Agency, 2021. 2  Rosemary Madigan. © Rosemary Madigan/Copyright Agency, 2021. Robert Klippel c. 1990

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In Conversation: virtual event

12:30pm, Fri 30 Apr

Join curators Joanna Gilmour & Sandra Bruce for a sneak peek at our exciting new exhibition.

A bond of friendship

Magazine article by Yvonne Audette AM, 2005

Australia's major abstract painter Yvonne Audette discusses her portrait of sculptor Robert Kippel.

Rachel Ward and Bryan Brown (detail), 2006 (printed 2020) © Peter Brew-Bevan
Rachel Ward and Bryan Brown (detail), 2006 (printed 2020) © Peter Brew-Bevan
Rachel Ward and Bryan Brown (detail), 2006 (printed 2020) © Peter Brew-Bevan
Rachel Ward and Bryan Brown (detail), 2006 (printed 2020) © Peter Brew-Bevan

Australian Love stories

Family, friends, fanatics and foes (and everything in between!)

Current exhibition

from Saturday 20 March

Reconnect and reflect with our new major exhibition, Australian Love Stories (in real life!) as we explore love, affection and connection in all its guises.

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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