Art

Investigate and study a variety of portraits in different media from our collection through a series of resources organized thematically. Art techniques, Image and Identity, Portrait Photography, the Practice of Portraiture.

Atlanta by Boat by Todd Gray, 2015

Michael Jackson: On the Wall

This teachers’ resource designed for use in the gallery or the classroom explores key themes in the exhibition including identity, celebrity culture and fandom.

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Young People’s Guide to Self-Portraiture

This guide to self-portraiture is a creative resource made by young people for young people that examines themes explored by artists through the self-portraits they create.

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Image and Identity

Five resources: Investigating drawing, Self-portraiture, Perspective, Dressing-up and What contemporary portraits look like. Compare old and new portraits and their techniques.

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Art Techniques

Five resources: Investigating drawing, self-portrature, perspective, dressing up and what contemporary portraits look like. Compare old and new portraits and their techniques.

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Portrait Photography

Two resources that cover the Art of Photographic Portraiture from its origins to the present day. These include information, discussion points and project ideas.

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Practice of Portraiture

A series of seven resources looking at all aspects of portraiture.

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Art materials

Explore definitions as they relate to the Collections and a special feature on different materials and techniques used in drawn portraits.

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