All posts tagged Archibald Prize

Artist’s self-portrait an Archibald top pick

CONTINUING her success at last year’s Archibald Prize, Sydney-based artist Karyn Zamel has again achieved recognition as a finalist – this time, for an impressive character study of herself.

Archibald win for Yvette

ONE of the first people to congratulate artist Yvette Coppersmith on winning the $100,000 Archibald Prize for her self-portrait last week was New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Arden, who had knocked back the artist's request to sit for a portrait.

Netta: Not a toy or a political football

Netta Barzilai not only defeated 42 other entrants at Eurovision 2018, she defeated global antipathy to Israel to win the competition. And the community rode a wave of emotions with her, cheering as she declared, "I love my country. Next time in Jerusalem".

Changing face for Archibald finalist

Artist Yvette Coppersmith, a finalist in this year’s $100,000 Archibald Prize, drew on the influence of popular actress Rose Byrne for her entry, a self-portrait titled Rose Burn.

Artist Jeffrey Kelson enters the Archibald with portrait of Moshe Fiszman

Survivor’s portrait entered in Archibald

Artist Jeffrey Kelson has pinned his hopes on success in this year’s $100,000 Archibald Prize on the determined look of 94-year-old Holocaust survivor Moshe Fiszman.

Honouring Judy Cassab

Archibald Prize-winning artist Judy Cassab, who died earlier this month in Sydney aged 95, was loved by her family, friends and members of the art world for her lifetime of painting.

Archibald tribute to survivor

WHEN Holocaust survivor Leon Jedwab agreed to have his portrait painted for this year’s Archibald Prize, he insisted that the title include the number tattooed on his arm by the

Sages is Archibald runner-up … again

AFTER finishing second an astonishing six times, Archibald finalist Jenny Sages was hoping to at last snag Australia’s most prestigious portrait prize this year with her self-portrait, After Jack. But in the end, the veteran artist had to settle for runner-up again, making it the seventh time since she began entering the contest 20 years ago.

Artist’s special Archibald tribute

DURING the past 21 years, artist Jenny Sages has been nominated as a finalist in the Archibald Prize – the most prestigious portrait prize in Australia – on 19 occasions. […]