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.
Heidi Yardley, "Self Portrait:Harlequin". This self-portrait references the harlequin and the legacy of paintings of this enigmatic character, notably Picasso’s At the Lapin Agile (Harlequin with glass) from Finalist Archibald Prize, Art Gallery NSW.