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Update from the Gallery regarding COVID-19

The Art Gallery of New South Wales is open. We are observing strict physical distancing and hygiene measures to protect the health of visitors and staff and minimise the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus). Read the latest visit information

Finalists for 1980

  • Ian Armstrong - Jeannie Lewis
  • Yvonne Audette - Portrait of Robert Klippel
  • Marcus Beilby - The author Richard Beilby
  • John Bloomfield - Keith Looby - works in progress
  • Charles Bush - Sir John Kerr
  • Phil Clarke - Yes Mate! - Clive Evatt
  • Kevin Connor - Portrait of Margaret Connor in Paris
  • Kevin Connor - Portrait of James Gleeson
  • Glenn Dick - Donald Exton
  • Brian Dunlop - Joseph Brown
  • Merryll Evans - Don Chipp
  • Frank Hodgkinson - Clifton Pugh and Dr Colin Jack-Hinton in Arnhem Land
  • Michael Kmit - Mrs. Kmit
  • Geoff La Gerche - The anguish and anger of Xavier Herbert
  • Patricia Lemaire - Andrea
  • Keith Looby - Anne Summers: God's police dolls
  • Ruth Lowe - Self-portrait
  • Josonia Palaitis - Musician Adrian Dangerfield
  • L Scott Pendlebury - His Honor Judge Lazarus
  • Judy Pennefather - Venie Sculenberg
  • Lesley Pockley - R V Pockley
  • Eric John Smith - Fred Williams
  • Joshua Smith - Yve Close, artist
  • Lillian Sutherland - Self-portrait
  • Neil Taylor - Reach Sequence - (Brandon Cavallari)
  • Vicki Varvaressos - Frank Watters
  • Wes Walters - Portrait of Roger Woodward OBE
  • Margaret Woodward - Self-portrait
  • Salvatore Zofrea - Portrait of Father
  • Reinis Zusters - Portrait of Bill Pidgeon