Archibald prize


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Archibald prize

(ˈɑːtʃɪbɔːld)
n
Austral an annual prize awarded by the Trustees of the Art Gallery of New South Wales since 1921, for outstanding contributions to art, letters, science, and politics
[named after Jules François Archibald (1856–1919), Australian journalist]
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Cairns has exhibited widely since graduating from the National Art School in 2006, his paintings have been awarded with the 2017 Archibald Prize and the 2012 Brett Whiteley Travelling Art Scholarship.
Christine Forster, Prime Minister Tony Abbott's sister, has painted naked in an embrace she shared with partner, Virginia Edwards, for artists Robyn Ross' entry to the Archibald Prize of 2014.
In 1986, Allen won the Art Gallery of New South Wales's Archibald Prize with My Father-in-Law Watering His Garden, a portrait of Dr John Shera.
Melbourne, Mar 7 ( ANI ): Lara Bingle, who has been painted for the Archibald Prize, said that it was a "dream come true" for her.
The young Rolf started his career as an aspiring portrait painter in the Western Australian capital Perth; his self-portrait in oils was chosen to be exhibited in Australia's prestigious Archibald Prize when he was just 16.
Cullen is the 2000 winner of the Archibald Prize and his work has been collected by celebrities and exhibited in state galleries.
ROLF HARRIS: A LIFE IN ART At age 14 Harris became the youngest artist to have a self portrait hung in Australia's prestigious Archibald Prize. The record remains unbeaten.
The picture, painted by Heath's friend Vincent Fantauzzo, scooped the people's choice award at Australia's Archibald Prize exhibition.
The painting has reached the finals of the Archibald Prize, Australia's most presitigious portrait competition.
Aberdare-born John Beard, who has lived in Australia since 1983, won the $35,000 Archibald Prize for his painting of the artist Janet Laurence.
The portrait of Jim Gordon V.C., which was awarded the Archibald Prize in 1942, is a painting full of life, showing to full extent the laconic character typical of many brave Australian soldiers.
For art fans across the region the waits been long, but now for the first time in many years, the Archibald Prize is heading back to Tamworth Regional Gallery and best of all, you can see it for free!