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Daily Telegraph
Cathedrals trial contactless donation boxes to boost donationssuch as St. Edmundsbury, Liverpool and Bristol. The terminals, provided by sta
Daily Telegraph / Posted 6 hours ago
such as St. Edmundsbury, Liverpool and Bristol. The terminals, provided by startup GoodBox, are already in place in the National Portrait Gallery and National History Museum, where donations have been up 20 per cent since they were installed in... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Why the Obamas' portrait choices matterlife and culture. In that vein, their choices of artists for their official por
Rutland Herald / Posted 20 hours ago
life and culture. In that vein, their choices of artists for their official portraits in the collection of the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery shine a spotlight on the state of American art. One is an established figurative painter, the other... Read more
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The Johns Hopkins News-Letter
Local painter challenges Euro-centric focus in art – The Johns Hopkins Newsin the Arts. Earlier this month, it was announced that Sherald would paint Mic
The Johns Hopkins News-Letter / Posted 2 days ago
in the Arts. Earlier this month, it was announced that Sherald would paint Michelle Obama’s portrait for the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery. In an interview with The News-Letter, Sherald said that she was drawn to portraiture because she... Read more
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Boston Globe
The Gardner looks at Henry James and his painter friendsNational Portrait Gallery London “Henry James,” John Singer Sargent, 1913. As
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
National Portrait Gallery London “Henry James,” John Singer Sargent, 1913. As titles go, “Henry James and American Painting” is as functional as a carpet: no subtitle, no elaboration, just two unadorned subjects blandly balanced on a conjunction.... Read more
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International Business Times
Pop! Explore Brian Griffin's era-defining photos of Kate Bush, Depeche Mode, Siouxsie and more His photographs are held in the permanent collections of major art institutions
International Business Times / Posted 3 days ago
His photographs are held in the permanent collections of major art institutions including the Victoria & Albert Museum and National Portrait Gallery, London. The book will officially be launched at Soundedit Festival in Łódź from 26-29 October... Read more
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metro
Obama's chosen the coolest artist for his official presidential portraitSherald have agreed to create the official portraits of our former president an
metro / Posted 3 days ago
Sherald have agreed to create the official portraits of our former president and first lady,’ Kim Sajet, director of the National Portrait Gallery told The Los Angeles Times. ‘Both have achieved enormous success as artists, but even more, they... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nigeria's Kehinde Wiley to Paint Obama's Official Portraitpresident, Barack Obama, has picked Nigeria's Kehinde Wiley to paint his offici
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
president, Barack Obama, has picked Nigeria's Kehinde Wiley to paint his official presidential portrait. The Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery while making the announcement said Wiley is an exciting choice for the presidential... Read more
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New Now Next
Barack Obama Picks Gay Artist Kehinde Wiley To Paint His Official PortraitAfter each presidency the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery in Washington
New Now Next / Posted 4 days ago
After each presidency the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C. partners with the White House to commission an official portrait of the President. Former president Barack Obama has chosen the artist who will paint his... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Author gives voice to women forgotten to historyArt Museum, where a portrait of Chanler hangs, an attendee told the crowd that
Greenwich Time / Posted 4 days ago
Art Museum, where a portrait of Chanler hangs, an attendee told the crowd that the painting was originally offered to the National Portrait Gallery. It was rejected -- he alleged that gallery staffers had doubted if anyone would care about Chanler... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Author gives voice to women forgotten to historyArt Museum, where a portrait of Chanler hangs, an attendee told the crowd that
Darien News-Review / Posted 4 days ago
Art Museum, where a portrait of Chanler hangs, an attendee told the crowd that the painting was originally offered to the National Portrait Gallery. It was rejected -- he alleged that gallery staffers had doubted if anyone would care about Chanler... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Author gives voice to women forgotten to historyArt Museum, where a portrait of Chanler hangs, an attendee told the crowd that
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 4 days ago
Art Museum, where a portrait of Chanler hangs, an attendee told the crowd that the painting was originally offered to the National Portrait Gallery. It was rejected -- he alleged that gallery staffers had doubted if anyone would care about Chanler... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Artist Kehinde Wiley selected to paint Barack Obama’s official portraitof classic artworks, has been chosen by former President Barack Obama to paint
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 4 days ago
of classic artworks, has been chosen by former President Barack Obama to paint his official portrait for the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery. (File) Kehinde Wiley reimagines classic paintings with modern twist At the end of each... Read more
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This is West Country
King Henry VII 'returns' to Taunton - more than 500 years after his last visitof Somerset, in Taunton Castle. The picture of Henry VII dated 1505 is the ear
This is West Country / Posted 4 days ago
of Somerset, in Taunton Castle. The picture of Henry VII dated 1505 is the earliest portrait in the collection of the National Portrait Gallery, which has loaned it to the museum. Henry VII has special associations with Taunton Castle, here... Read more
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News 8000
Artist Kehinde Wiley selected to paint Barack Obama's official portraitof classic artworks, has been chosen by former President Barack Obama to paint
News 8000 / Posted 4 days ago
of classic artworks, has been chosen by former President Barack Obama to paint his official portrait for the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery. At the end of each presidency, the museum partners with the White House to commission to one... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Artist Kehinde Wiley selected to paint Barack Obama's official portraitof classic artworks, has been chosen by former President Barack Obama to paint
KTXS Abilene / Posted 4 days ago
of classic artworks, has been chosen by former President Barack Obama to paint his official portrait for the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery. At the end of each presidency, the museum partners with the White House to commission to one... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Artist Kehinde Wiley selected to paint Barack Obama's official portraitof classic artworks, has been chosen by former President Barack Obama to paint
KECI Missoula / Posted 4 days ago
of classic artworks, has been chosen by former President Barack Obama to paint his official portrait for the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery. At the end of each presidency, the museum partners with the White House to commission to one... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Artist Kehinde Wiley selected to paint Barack Obama's official portraitof classic artworks, has been chosen by former President Barack Obama to paint
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 4 days ago
of classic artworks, has been chosen by former President Barack Obama to paint his official portrait for the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery. At the end of each presidency, the museum partners with the White House to commission to one... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Artist Kehinde Wiley selected to paint Barack Obama's official portraitof classic artworks, has been chosen by former President Barack Obama to paint
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 4 days ago
of classic artworks, has been chosen by former President Barack Obama to paint his official portrait for the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery. At the end of each presidency, the museum partners with the White House to commission to one... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Artist Kehinde Wiley selected to paint Barack Obama's official portraitof classic artworks, has been chosen by former President Barack Obama to paint
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 4 days ago
of classic artworks, has been chosen by former President Barack Obama to paint his official portrait for the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery. At the end of each presidency, the museum partners with the White House to commission to one... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Artist Kehinde Wiley selected to paint Barack Obama's official portraitof classic artworks, has been chosen by former President Barack Obama to paint
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 4 days ago
of classic artworks, has been chosen by former President Barack Obama to paint his official portrait for the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery. At the end of each presidency, the museum partners with the White House to commission to one... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Artist Kehinde Wiley selected to paint Barack Obama's official portraitof classic artworks, has been chosen by former President Barack Obama to paint
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 4 days ago
of classic artworks, has been chosen by former President Barack Obama to paint his official portrait for the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery. At the end of each presidency, the museum partners with the White House to commission to one... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Artist Kehinde Wiley selected to paint Barack Obama's official portraitof classic artworks, has been chosen by former President Barack Obama to paint
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 4 days ago
of classic artworks, has been chosen by former President Barack Obama to paint his official portrait for the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery. At the end of each presidency, the museum partners with the White House to commission to one... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Artist Kehinde Wiley selected to paint Barack Obama's official portraitof classic artworks, has been chosen by former President Barack Obama to paint
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 4 days ago
of classic artworks, has been chosen by former President Barack Obama to paint his official portrait for the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery. At the end of each presidency, the museum partners with the White House to commission to one... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Artist Kehinde Wiley selected to paint Barack Obama's official portraitof classic artworks, has been chosen by former President Barack Obama to paint
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 4 days ago
of classic artworks, has been chosen by former President Barack Obama to paint his official portrait for the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery. At the end of each presidency, the museum partners with the White House to commission to one... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Artist Kehinde Wiley selected to paint Barack Obama's official portraitof classic artworks, has been chosen by former President Barack Obama to paint
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 4 days ago
of classic artworks, has been chosen by former President Barack Obama to paint his official portrait for the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery. At the end of each presidency, the museum partners with the White House to commission to one... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
Artist Kehinde Wiley Selected to Paint Barack Obama’s Official Portraitof classic artworks, has been chosen by former President Barack Obama to paint
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 4 days ago
of classic artworks, has been chosen by former President Barack Obama to paint his official portrait for the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery. At the end of each presidency, the museum partners with the White House to commission to one... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
'Transplanted: Refugee Portraits of New Zealand'17 October 2017, 9:03 amPress Release: Tracey Barnett Transplanted: Refugee Po
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 5 days ago
17 October 2017, 9:03 amPress Release: Tracey Barnett Transplanted: Refugee Portraits of New Zealand at Wellington’s National Portrait Gallery 27 October – 5 November'They tried to bury us, they didn't realise we were seeds.'‘It’s a real... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Gritty portraits reveal story of survival in one of Britain's toughest estatesnew images have just won Margaret a gold award from the Royal Photographic Soci
Daily Mirror / Posted 6 days ago
new images have just won Margaret a gold award from the Royal Photographic Society and are on display at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery in Edinburgh as part of the exhibition 'When We Were Young.' Margaret hopes the two projects side... Read more
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Daily Record
Gritty portraits reveal story of survival in one of Scotland's toughest schemesnew images have just won Margaret a gold award from the Royal Photographic Soci
Daily Record / Posted 6 days ago
new images have just won Margaret a gold award from the Royal Photographic Society and are on display at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery in Edinburgh as part of the exhibition When We Were Young. Margaret hopes the two projects side by... Read more
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CBS Baltimore
Baltimore-Based Artist To Paint Michelle Obama's Portraitlady. Mrs. Obama chose Amy Sherald, whose painting “Miss Everything (Unsuppres
CBS Baltimore / Posted 7 days ago
lady. Mrs. Obama chose Amy Sherald, whose painting “Miss Everything (Unsuppressed Deliverance)” won first place in the National Portrait Gallery’s 2016 Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition, to paint her official portrait. Sherald received her... Read more
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Mashable
Kehinde Wiley, Amy Sherald to paint the Obamas' official portraitsartist Amy Sherald will paint the former first lady. Both portraits are set to
Mashable / Posted 7 days ago
artist Amy Sherald will paint the former first lady. Both portraits are set to be unveiled in early 2018 and hang in the National Portrait Gallery. The Obamas each selected the artist that would paint their portrait. "Over the course of his... Read more
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Newser
Portraits of the Obamas Will Be a First for the National Portrait GalleryPortraits of Obamas Will Be a 1st for National Portrait Gallery Read Less, Kno
Newser / Posted 7 days ago
Portraits of Obamas Will Be a 1st for National Portrait Gallery Read Less, Know More on Facebook and Twitter Get The Morning 8: The eight stories you need to know, bright and early. Portraits of Obamas Will Be a 1st for National Portrait... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Michelle Obama selects Columbus native to create official portraithave agreed to create the official portraits of our former President and First
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 8 days ago
have agreed to create the official portraits of our former President and First Lady,” said Kim Sajet, director of the National Portrait Gallery. “Both have achieved enormous success as artists, but even more, they make art that reflects the... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Baltimore artist Amy Sherald to paint Michelle Obama's official portraitthe Maryland Institute College of Art in 2004 and just joined the faculty there
Baltimore Sun / Posted 8 days ago
the Maryland Institute College of Art in 2004 and just joined the faculty there, has been commissioned by the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery to paint the official portrait of former first lady Michelle Obama. The paintings are scheduled to... Read more
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walesonline
A son spent two years taking pictures of his eccentric dadphotographs have been included in the archives of the National Library of Wales
walesonline / Posted 8 days ago
photographs have been included in the archives of the National Library of Wales, National Museum of Wales, and The National Portrait Gallery, London. Prince also continues to attract thousands of views in the online extension, Prince... Read more
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First Coast News
Remake of iconic photo with local female activist stands the test of timeto see this. This photograph touches them." The recreated photo will now join
First Coast News / Posted 9 days ago
to see this. This photograph touches them." The recreated photo will now join the original, as part of the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery. It's a dream come true for Bagan, "It's incredible," Bagan said. "The planets aligned and I found... Read more
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NBC Washington
Portrait Gallery Purchases First Known Photo of US Presidentthe earliest known photograph of any U.S. president -- will become a part of th
NBC Washington / Posted 10 days ago
the earliest known photograph of any U.S. president -- will become a part of the permanent collection in the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery. The gallery purchased the photograph for $360,500 at a Sotheby’s auction Oct. 5 in New York City.... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Photographer Dawoud Bey adds MacArthur genius grant to noted career looking at African-American lifethrough that photo — that’s what I try to do.” Bey, now 63, has rarely hurt fo
Chicago Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
through that photo — that’s what I try to do.” Bey, now 63, has rarely hurt for recognition. He’s had shows at the National Portrait Gallery in London, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Detroit Institute of Arts; Minneapolis’ Walker Art... Read more
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CBC.ca
Amid gloomy signs in Washington, Trudeau keeps up the charm offensive on tradeSophie Grégoire Trudeau, sat with the president's daughter Ivanka Trump at the
CBC.ca / Posted 10 days ago
Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, sat with the president's daughter Ivanka Trump at the Fortune Most Powerful Women Gala held at the National Portrait Gallery. Trump and Trudeau had agreed during Trudeau's first Washington visit to set up a binational group... Read more
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Fortune
Canada's Justin Trudeau: We'll Show You 'Can Be a Minister and a Mom'and maybe one of the first in Western democracies to be having a kid,” Trudeau
Fortune / Posted 11 days ago
and maybe one of the first in Western democracies to be having a kid,” Trudeau said at a dinner held at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery. Gould announced her pregnancy on her Twitter feed Sept. 5. The baby is due in March 2018. At the... Read more
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CTV News
Trudeau attends gala in Washington ahead of meeting with TrumpPowell during a gala. Trudeau was to speak at the gala, the Fortune Most Power
CTV News / Posted 11 days ago
Powell during a gala. Trudeau was to speak at the gala, the Fortune Most Powerful Women's Forum held in the atrium of the National Portrait Gallery. He will meet Wednesday with President Donald Trump and U.S. lawmakers before leaving for Mexico... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Smithsonian experts offer tips on salvaging flooded memorieslike the photos. “Just brush away dirt from the cover, binding, and the edges
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 13 days ago
like the photos. “Just brush away dirt from the cover, binding, and the edges of the textbook," Laura Manaker with the National Portrait Gallery said. Then there’s a few ways to dry the books. “So it is time consuming. You do have to kind of... Read more
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The Inverness Courier
Famous painting heads north on nationwide tourPublished: 06/10/2017 13:00 - Updated: 06/10/2017 09:05 Director of the Nation
The Inverness Courier / Posted 15 days ago
Published: 06/10/2017 13:00 - Updated: 06/10/2017 09:05 Director of the National Portrait Gallery, Christopher Baker, admires the Monarch of the Glen painting. AN icon of Scottish culture has gone on display at Inverness Museum and Art Gallery on... Read more
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MacDailyNews
Apple CEO Cook remembers Steve Jobs on the 6th anniversary of his death – MacDailyNewslife. Life is brief, and then you die, you know? And we’ve all chosen to do thi
MacDailyNews / Posted 16 days ago
life. Life is brief, and then you die, you know? And we’ve all chosen to do this with our lives. So it better be damn good. It better be worth it. – Steve Jobs “Steve Jobs” (1982) by Diana Walker, National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institu... Read more
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11 News Houston
Smithsonian experts offer tips on salvaging flooded memorieslike the photos. “Just brush away dirt from the cover, binding, and the edges
11 News Houston / Posted 17 days ago
like the photos. “Just brush away dirt from the cover, binding, and the edges of the textbook," Laura Manaker with the National Portrait Gallery said. Then there’s a few ways to dry the books. “So it is time consuming. You do have to kind of... Read more
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Market Watch
Why James Madison is to blame for our bloated tax codeChester Harding/National Portrait Gallery Founding Father James Madison believ
Market Watch / Posted 17 days ago
Chester Harding/National Portrait Gallery Founding Father James Madison believed lawmakers should represent the preferences of their voters, not use their judgment to do what’s best for all. No sooner had the Trump administration released its... Read more
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Fortune
Justin Trudeau Is Coming to Fortune's 2017 Most Powerful Women Summitmanaging editor and the current executive director of MPW Live Content, at the
Fortune / Posted 18 days ago
managing editor and the current executive director of MPW Live Content, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum and National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, Oct. 10. Trudeau and Sellers will discuss the importance of gender... Read more
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The Morning Call
President portraits look dignified again at National Portrait Galleryunifying about the presidency these days, which is what makes the newly designe
The Morning Call / Posted 22 days ago
unifying about the presidency these days, which is what makes the newly designed "America's Presidents" exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery such a relief. Closed since early this year, the rooms devoted to portraits of this country's... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Augustus (Gus) Casely-Hayford Named Director of National Museum of African Artart to new and existing audiences alike,” he added. “I cannot wait to get to wo
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
art to new and existing audiences alike,” he added. “I cannot wait to get to work.” A former board member of London’s National Portrait Gallery, Casely-Hayford is currently working on an exhibition for the gallery that will tell the story of... Read more
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News.com.au
Go-Betweens get doco they deserveof 'The Go-Betweens series' (Robert, Grant), musicians from the band in 1982, b
News.com.au / Posted 24 days ago
of 'The Go-Betweens series' (Robert, Grant), musicians from the band in 1982, by artist Jenny Watson, at the National Portrait Gallery in Canberra.Source:Supplied IT’S about bloody time there was a documentary made to properly... Read more
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