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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.

Survivor’s prized possession

ARTIST Hedy Ritterman has won a $5000 Human Justice Award as part of the 2014 Blake Prize for art exploring religious, spiritual and human justice themes. Ritterman’s winning work is

Artwork returns to heirs

FOR the past 23 years, Swiss lawyer Olaf Ossmann has been trying to track down a major collection of paintings belonging to a wealthy Jewish businessman who fled the Nazis […]

Painting finally returned to heirs

THE heirs of a German-Jewish industrialist, forced by the Nazis to sell his art collection, will have an artwork returned following a landmark decision by the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV).

Racing portrait is a winner

ARTIST Vivian Falk has won the $10,000 Cliftons Art Prize for the Asia-Pacific region with her portrait of horse trainer Gai Waterhouse titled Gai Waterhouse 4am Training. “I was thrilled […]