Australia Novelist and Art Curator, Angus Trumble, dies at 58

Angus Trumble was a scholar, art curator, and novelist from Australia. He was the National Portrait Gallery of Australia’s director, a senior research fellow at the National Museum of Australia, a curator at Yale University’s Centre for British Art and the Art Gallery of South Australia, and the author of books such as A Brief History of the Smile and The Finger: A Handbook.

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Angus Trumble, former director of the National Portrait Gallery, died at the age of 58.

The National Portrait Gallery’s previous director, Angus Trumble, passed away at the age of 58. Following the news of Mr. Trumble’s passing on Thursday, the National Portrait Gallery released a statement. The statement added, “The National Portrait Gallery is heartbroken to hear of the unexpected demise of former director Angus Trumble.”

“Angus was a visionary, vibrant, and well-liked leader. His loss has left us all inconsolable, and he will be sadly missed by all of his friends at the picture gallery. At this moment, our sympathies are with his family.

Angus Trumble Age, Family, Early Life

Angus Trumble was born on 6 October 1964(58 years old). He holds an Australian nationality and he belongs to the white ethnicity. His Zodiac sign is Libra.

angus trumble age

Angus Trumble was the youngest of four brothers and the son of attorney Peter Campbell Trumble and Helen Trumble.

Angus Trumble Wife, What about his Children?

There is no information regarding Angus Trumble’s relationship and children. If we find any information about his relationship and children, we will update you.

Angus Trumble Career, What was his profession?

At the Art Gallery of South Australia, he was named assistant curator (and eventually curator) of European art in 1996. For shows like Bohemian London and Love & Death: Art in the Age of Queen Victoria, he served as curator and penned the publications. Before being named director of the National Portrait Gallery of Australia in 2014, he served as curator (and eventually senior curator) of paintings and sculptures at the Yale Center for British Art from May 2003 until that time.

Up until December 2018, he served as the National Portrait Gallery’s director. During this time, he amassed notable portraits, such as those of Graham Sutherland’s Helena Rubinstein and John Webber’s William Bligh.

He served as a senior research fellow at the National Museum of Australia from 2019 to 2022. He received the Australian Academy of the Humanities Fellow designation in 2015. Angus co-authored Edwardian Opulence: British Art at the Dawn of the Twentieth Century with Andrea Wolk Rager and is the author of A Brief History of the Smile (2003), The Finger: A Handbook (2010), and A Brief History of the Smile (2003).

The Times Literary Supplement, The Burlington Magazine, The Paris Review, Esopus Magazine, and Australian Book Review were among the publications he frequently contributed to.

How much is Angus Trumble Net Worth?

So yet, we do not have any specific information regarding Angus Trumble’s net worth.

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Which school and college did he go to?

After graduating from the University of Melbourne with a degree in history and fine arts in 1986, Angus Trumble worked as an intern at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice and pursued a master’s degree at the Bibliotheca Hertziana in Rome and the University of Melbourne.

He served Davis McCaughey, the governor of Victoria, as his aide from 1987 until 1991. He was awarded a Fulbright grant in 1994 so he could continue his education at New York University’s Institute of Fine Arts.

Is he available on any kind of social media platform?

Angus Trumble is active on Facebook and Instagram. He has 1,095+ followers on Instagram.

Physical Appearance of Angus Trumble’s Height, Weight

HeightNot Available
Hair colorBlonde
Eye colorHazel
WeightNot Available
Body typeFit
Sexual orientationStraight

Interesting facts about Angus Trumble’s should be known

Zodiac signLibra
Relationship StatusNot Available