Evert Ploeg, Australia, Deborah Mailman Oil on canvas. Another work that is impossible to appreciate as in real life. The smooth buildup of skin texture and colour contrasting with the rough burlap background is strikingly rendered
Archibald Wynne and Sulman Prize 2013 Awards at Art Gallery New South Wales. Del Kathryn Barton wins the 2013 Archibald Prize 2013 for the portrait of Hugo. There are 39 finalists out of 800 entries for the Archibald Prize this year.
The subject of Ben Quilty’s portrait is Beryl Whiteley, mother of acclaimed Australian artist the late Brett Whiteley, and the founder and patron of the Brett Whiteley Travelling Art Scholarship. Quilty first met her when he was awarded the Scholarship in
Winner: Archibald Prize 2008 Del Kathryn Barton Title You are what is most beautiful about me, a self portrait with Kell and Arella Medium synthetic polymer paint, watercolour, gouache and pen on polyester canvas