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Volume Two

Previous exhibition
from Thursday 7 June until Sunday 28 October 2018
Ian Thorpe
Ian Thorpe, 2002 James Houston. © James Houston

The second instalment of a display featuring bold contemporary portraits drawn from the collection. For the Gallery’s 20th birthday this display brings together a group contemporary photographic portraits of inspiring women and men.

7 portraits

1 Louise Sauvage, 1996 (printed 1999) Montalbetti + Campbell. © Montalbetti & Campbell. 2 Mick Fanning at Snapper Rocks, 2010 Andrew Maccoll. © Andrew Maccoll. 3 Lee Lin Chin, 2005 Ingvar Kenne. © Ingvar Kenne. 4 Germaine Greer, 1988 Jacqueline Mitelman. © Jacqueline Mitelman. 5 Oodgeroo of the Noonuccal Tribe, 1992 (printed 2009) George Fetting. © George Fetting/Copyright Agency, 2022. 6 Nicole Kidman, 2002 (printed 2004) Karin Catt. © Karin Catt.

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