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Untitled, 2010 by Jose Legaspi

Jose Legaspi

by Patrick D. Flores
Artist essays

Jose Legaspi was born in 1959 in Manila. He achieved degrees in zoology and biology before turning to fine arts in the mid-1980s.

Boxer, Blake Travers, 2017 video: 5 minutes

Boxer, Blake Travers, 2017

by Patrick Bell
General content

Finalist, DPA 2017
Single channel HD digital video

Opening of the First Legislative Council of Victoria, by Governor Charles Joseph LaTrobe, at St Patrick's Hall, Bourke Street West, Melbourne. November 13th 1851. From sketches taken at the time by William Strutt.
Opening of the First Legislative Council of Victoria, by Governor Charles Joseph LaTrobe, at St Patrick's Hall, Bourke Street West, Melbourne. November 13th 1851. From sketches taken at the time by William Strutt.
Opening of the First Legislative Council of Victoria, by Governor Charles Joseph LaTrobe, at St Patrick's Hall, Bourke Street West, Melbourne. November 13th 1851. From sketches taken at the time by William Strutt.

Opening of the First Legislative Council of Victoria, by Governor Charles Joseph LaTrobe, at St Patrick's Hall, Bourke Street West, Melbourne. November 13th 1851. From sketches taken at the time by William Strutt., 1883

John Noone after William Strutt
Portrait, photolithograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2013

Mr Keating, former Labor Minister
Mr Keating, former Labor Minister
Mr Keating, former Labor Minister

Mr Keating, former Labor Minister, 1975

Frank Hinder
Portrait, fibre-tipped pen on paper

Gift of HOTA (Home of the Arts), Gold Coast 2019 with the encouragement of Patrick Corrigan AM

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Carol Jerrems, 1973

Henry Talbot
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Gift of Patrick Corrigan AM 2015

Ben Quilty
Ben Quilty
Ben Quilty

Ben Quilty, 2012

Andrew Quilty
Portrait, inkjet print on paper

Gift of Patrick Corrigan AM 2014

Patrick White #1

Top of their game

Nobel Laureates
General content

Macfarlane Burnet and Patrick White

Gene Sherman
Gene Sherman
Gene Sherman

Gene Sherman, 2009

Gary Grealy
Portrait, inkjet print on paper

Purchased with funds provided by Patrick Corrigan AM 2016

Brian and Gene Sherman
Brian and Gene Sherman
Brian and Gene Sherman

Brian and Gene Sherman, 2009

Gary Grealy
Portrait, inkjet print on paper

Purchased with funds provided by Patrick Corrigan AM 2016

Adam Cullen
Adam Cullen
Adam Cullen

Adam Cullen, 2000

Gary Grealy
Portrait, inkjet print

Purchased with funds provided by Dr Gene Sherman AM and Patrick Corrigan AM 2016

Brett Whiteley at Baudelaire's Grave
Brett Whiteley at Baudelaire's Grave
Brett Whiteley at Baudelaire's Grave

Brett Whiteley at Baudelaire's Grave, c. 1989

an unknown artist
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Gift of Patrick Corrigan AM 2010. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.

Dr John Yu
Dr John Yu
Dr John Yu

Dr John Yu, 2014

Gary Grealy
Portrait, inkjet print on paper

Purchased with funds provided by Dr Gene Sherman AM and Patrick Corrigan AM 2016

Portrait 21

September - November 2006
Magazine

This issue of Portrait Magazine features Margaret Cameron, the 'Truth and Likeness' exhibition, Reg Mombassa, Patrick White, George Foxhill and more.

Brett Whiteley with an umbrella in Paris
Brett Whiteley with an umbrella in Paris
Brett Whiteley with an umbrella in Paris

Brett Whiteley with an umbrella in Paris, c. 1989

an unknown artist
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Gift of Patrick Corrigan AM 2010. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.

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