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Portrait of Louise Forthun in front of a Stephen Bram

Portrait of Louise Forthun in front of a Stephen Bram
1992

Angela Brennan

On display: Gallery Two
Mem Fox

Mem Fox
2021

Peter Brew-Bevan

On display: Gallery One
Dr Joseph Brown with Two Typists

Dr Joseph Brown with Two Typists
1996

Noel McKenna

On display: Gallery Two
Ellie Cole

Ellie Cole
2016 (printed 2021)

Peter Brew-Bevan

On display: Gallery One
Leisel Jones

Leisel Jones
2015 (printed 2021)

Peter Brew-Bevan

On display: Gallery One
Turia Pitt

Turia Pitt
2017 (printed 2021)

Peter Brew-Bevan

On display: Gallery One
Reko Rennie

Reko Rennie
2014

Jasper Knight

On display: Gallery Two
Nell

Nell
2008

Abbey McCulloch

On display: Gallery Two
Hugh Jackman

Hugh Jackman
2020

Vincent Fantauzzo

On display: Gallery Two
Adut Akech

Adut Akech
2018 (printed 2020)

Charles Dennington

On display: Gallery Three
Tilman Ruff

Tilman Ruff
2019

Nikki Toole

On display: Gallery Three
Faith Bandler, study

Faith Bandler, study
2006

Greg Warburton

On display: Gallery Three
A man and his music: Peter Weiss and the Australian Chamber Orchestra

A man and his music: Peter Weiss and the Australian Chamber Orchestra
1995

Kerrie Lester

On display: Gallery Two
The Witching Hour - Elena Kats-Chernin

The Witching Hour - Elena Kats-Chernin
2017

Wendy Sharpe

On display: Gallery Two
Richard Tognetti #1510

Richard Tognetti #1510
2018

Louise Hearman

On display: Gallery Two
Nick Cave

Nick Cave
2001 (printed 2014)

Ingvar Kenne

On display: Gallery Two
Roslyn

Roslyn
2016

Sally Ross

On display: Gallery Two
Quentin Bryce

Quentin Bryce
2016

Michael Zavros

On display: Gallery Three
Peter Elliott

Peter Elliott
1964

Jon Molvig

On display: Gallery Two
Gill Hicks

Gill Hicks
2016

Tony Kearney

On display: Gallery Three
Reg Richardson AM

Reg Richardson AM
2014

Mitch Cairns

On display: Gallery Two
Mark Ella

Mark Ella
2015

Nikki Toole

On display: Gallery Three
Dr Edward MacMahon

Dr Edward MacMahon
1959

William Dobell

On display: Gallery Two
Richard Walley

Richard Walley
2015

Dr Julie Dowling

On display: Gallery Three
Patrick Dodson

Patrick Dodson
2004

Zhou Xiaoping

On display: Gallery Three
Acacius (Stigmata) - Tony Carden

Acacius (Stigmata) - Tony Carden
1991

AñA Wojak

On display: Gallery Three
Alan Marshall

Alan Marshall
1971

Noel Counihan

On display: Gallery Three
Divide (Self portrait)

Divide (Self portrait)
2011

Sam Jinks

On display: Gallery Three
Songman, portrait of Kev Carmody

Songman, portrait of Kev Carmody
2006

Peter Hudson

On display: Gallery Three
Julia Gillard

Julia Gillard
2013

Peter Brew-Bevan

On display: Gallery One
Kurt Fearnley

Kurt Fearnley
2012

Adam Knott

On display: Gallery Three
Bob Hawke

Bob Hawke
2012

Luke Cornish

On display: Gallery Three
Jane Campion

Jane Campion
2009

Peter Brew-Bevan

On display: Gallery One
Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu

Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu
2009

Guido Maestri

On display: Gallery Three
Archie Roach

Archie Roach
2008

Peter Hudson

On display: Gallery Three
Woureddy [Wurati], an Aboriginal Chief of Van Diemen's Land

Woureddy [Wurati], an Aboriginal Chief of Van Diemen's Land
1835

Benjamin Law

On display: Gallery Three
Trucaninny [Trukanini], wife of Woureddy [Wurati]

Trucaninny [Trukanini], wife of Woureddy [Wurati]
1836

Benjamin Law

On display: Gallery Three
Simon Tedeschi unplugged

Simon Tedeschi unplugged
2002

Cherry Hood

On display: Gallery Two
Mick Dodson

Mick Dodson
2010

Ricky Maynard

On display: Gallery Three
Self portrait

Self portrait
c. 1985

Bert Flugelman

On display: Gallery Three
Geo Face Distributor

Geo Face Distributor
2009

James Angus

On display: forecourt
Glenn Murcutt

Glenn Murcutt
1992

Ken Done

On display: Gallery Two
Pat Painting No 1

Pat Painting No 1
1983

Richard Larter

On display: Gallery Two
Senator Bonner

Senator Bonner
1990

Robert Campbell Jnr

On display: Gallery Three
Self portrait with Spots and Veins

Self portrait with Spots and Veins
2003

Chris O'Doherty

On display: Gallery Two
Lowitja O'Donoghue

Lowitja O'Donoghue
2006

Robert Hannaford AM

On display: Gallery Three
Portrait of Alex Dimitriades

Portrait of Alex Dimitriades
2005

Michael Zavros

On display: Gallery Two
Kate Hattam

Kate Hattam
1956

Clifton Pugh

On display: Gallery Two
Marilyn, Marlene and Kelvin Kong

Marilyn, Marlene and Kelvin Kong
c. 2000

Penny Tweedie

On display: Gallery Two
Dr John Yu

Dr John Yu
2004

Ah Xian

On display: Gallery Two
Wendy Sharpe

Wendy Sharpe
2000

Greg Weight

On display: Gallery Two
Self portrait in plus fours

Self portrait in plus fours
c. 1939 (cast 2003)

Lyndon Dadswell CMG

On display: Gallery Three
Naomi Watts

Naomi Watts
2003

Peter Brew-Bevan

On display: Gallery One
Russell Hopkinson (You Am I)

Russell Hopkinson (You Am I)
1995

Montalbetti + Campbell

On display: Gallery Two
Andy Kent (You Am I)

Andy Kent (You Am I)
1995

Montalbetti + Campbell

On display: Gallery Two
Tim Rogers (You Am I)

Tim Rogers (You Am I)
1995

Montalbetti + Campbell

On display: Gallery Two
Cathy Freeman

Cathy Freeman
1995

Montalbetti + Campbell

On display: Gallery Three
Simone Young

Simone Young
2002

Bill Henson

On display: Gallery Three
Professor Peter Doherty

Professor Peter Doherty
2001

Rick Amor

On display: Gallery Two
Radical Restraint 
Justice Michael Kirby

Radical Restraint Justice Michael Kirby
1998

Ralph Heimans

On display: Gallery Three
Deborah Mailman

Deborah Mailman
1999

Evert Ploeg

On display: Gallery Two
Fred Hollows

Fred Hollows
1993

Kerrie Lester

On display: Gallery Two
Some lads I (Russell Page)

Some lads I (Russell Page)
1986

Tracey Moffatt AO

On display: Gallery Two

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