Barnaby Weir (1978 –)
Painted by his friend Freeman White, Weir, son of National Radio broadcaster Dick Weir, has played a formative role in some of New Zealand’s most successful music... Read more
The New Zealand Portrait Gallery gives us perspectives on ourselves and our place in the world. It is home to a growing collection of portraits.
Our exhibitions include painting, sculpture, caricature, photography and new media. These portraits of members of our society spur us into thinking about what it means to be New Zealanders – perhaps even to wonder if there is a character that is peculiarly our own.
A selection of portraits from the New Zealand Portrait Gallery permanent collection
Two extraordinary egg cups and an ashtray will feature along with paintings of politicians and generals in an exhibition... Read more
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