Richard J Kelly & Julie Francis
Richard Kelly, a colonial ‘roughrider’, went to the Boer War
(1899–1902) probably as part of the Southland/Otago contingent of the Otago Mounted... 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. Find Out More
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Faces Of Command and Commanding Faces
In this selection from the NZPG permanent collection , all are portraits of... Read more
The exhibition ‘Tranquillity Disturb’d':A contemporary look at historical New Zealand offers a unique view of an... Read more
The 2014 Adam Portraiture Award promotes the best of Contemporary portrait painting from artists throughout New Zealand.... Read more
From the 1st – 31st of... Read more
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