• Marriage Portrait RJ Kelly
  • Self Portrait, 2000, Alan Pearson, New Zealand Portrait Gallery Collection
  • Ralph Hotere
  • Lucy in her Green Dress
  • Julia Holden: Performance Painting
  • Colin McCahon, Partridge Street by Gordon H.Brown
  • The Whale Watcher, Harriet Bright, Adam Portraiture Award 2016 Finalist
  • Sydney L Thompson
  • Hans by Freeman White
  • Rita Cook (Angus) by Leo Bensemann
  • Logan Moffat
  • Ian McGibbin
  • Taika Waititi as Viago by Freeman White
  • Ian Mune by Daniel Rose
  • Dame Kiri te Kanawa
  • Portrait of Betty Rhind


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 particularly our own.  Find Out More

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