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WINNER OF THE 2008 ARCHIBALD PRIZE – People’s Choice announced 8 May

March 7, 2008toApril 18, 2008

WINNER OF THE 2008 ARCHIBALD PRIZEarchibald-winner-2008.jpg Del Kathryn Barton   You are what is most beautiful about me, a self portrait with Kell and Arella.  On view till 18 May 2007 People’s Choice Award to be announced 8 May at 11.00am – Winner announcedArchibald Prize People’s Choice Award goes to Vincent Fantauzzo for portrait of his friend Heath Ledger. Vincent Fantauzzo wins 2008 Archibald Prize Peoples Choice Award  for his portrait of Heath Ledger – painting to be donated to AGNSW…read report

 

WINNER OF THE 2008 WYNNE PRIZE - Joanne Currie Nalingu   The River is calm

WINNER OF THE 2008 WYNNE PRIZE Joanne Currie Nalingu   The River is calm The Trustees’ Watercolour Prize John Wolseley  Camel Gate, Border Track SA/VIC   

WINNER OF THE 2008 SULMAN PRIZE Rodney Pople   Stage Fright

 WINNER OF THE 2008 SULMAN PRIZE - Rodney Pople   Stage FrightThe judge for the Sulman Prize was Robert Owen. On view Art Gallery of New South Wales Saturday 8 March – 18 May 2007 This year, the 87th year of Archibald, there were 693 entries for Archibald, 721 for the Wynne Prize and 559 for the Sulman Prize. The Archibald and Wynne prizes are judged by the Trustees of the Art Gallery of New South Wales. The judge for the Sulman prize was Robert Owen. The Archibald winner receives $50,000, the Wynne Prize winner receives $25,000 for landscape painting or figure sculpture, the Sulman Prize winner receives $20,000 for subject/genre painting and/or mural work and the Watercolour Prize (part of the Wynne Prize) winner receives $2,000. Archibald Exhibition: Art Gallery of New South Wales 8 March – 18 May 2008 Bendigo Gallery, Victoria  31 May –   29 June 2008 Goulburn Regional Art Gallery 11 July –  17 August 2008 Bathurst Regional Art Gallery 29 August – 12 October 2008 Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery 31 October – 7 December 2008 Port Macquarie Regional Art Gallery 15 December 2008 – 18 January 2009 Lismore Regional Gallery 23 January – 28 February 2009 Telephone  (02) 9225 1744 or recorded information (02) 9225 1790   Hours  10am to 5pm, 7 days a week Art After Hours every Wednesday until 9pm   Admission  $8 adults $6 concession/students/members   Art Gallery of New South Wales, Art Gallery Road, The Domain, Sydney NSW 2000 Telephone (02) 9225 1744 or Toll Free 1800 679 278  Website www.artgallery.nsw.gov.au    

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