Angus Trumble - The role of the portrait
Angus Trumble is the judge of this year's Adam Portraiture Award, the winner of which will be announced in the coming week. Trumble is the director of the National Portrait Gallery of Australia. He studied fine arts and history, and has held a number of roles including curator of paintings and sculpture at the Yale Center for British Art in Connecticut. He's written a number of books including A Brief History of the Smile (2003) and The Finger: A Handbook (2010) and is a regular contributor to the likes of The Times Literary Supplement and the Paris Review. Trumble was elected a Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities in 2015.