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Archibald Prize

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The Archibald Prize is a very prestigious annual prize for portrait painting. It is organized by the Trustees of the Art Gallery of New South Wales.
    The first winner of the 1921 Archibald prize was a   portrait by a man called William Beckwith McInnesa and he painted another man   called Desbrowe Annear. It was oil on canvas and the dimensions were 108x104cm.        
The artwork must be a portrait (preferably) of a man or woman distinguished in Art, Letters, Science or Politics.
The Archibald Prize is organized by the Trustees of the Art Gallery of New South Wales.
William Dobell won with his painting of Joshua Smith.
J. F. Archibald was born on January 14, 1856.
J. F. Archibald was born on January 14, 1856.
J. F. Archibald was born on January 14, 1856 and died on September 10, 1919. J. F. Archibald would have been 63 years old at the time of death or 159 years old today.
J. F. Archibald died on September 10, 1919 at the age of 63.
J. F. Archibald died on September 10, 1919 at the age of 63.
The Archibald Prize was first awarded to W. B. McInnes in 1921.
The 2009 winner of the Archibald Prize was Guy Maestri.
the Art Gallery of New South Wales.
You can win up to $75000You'll have a lot of respect and recognition
I know, right? Nobody has the answer! The size of the painting Dorothy Hewitt by Geoffrey Proud is 122 x 92 (cm) but I have no idea what Del Kathryn Barton's "You are what is beautfiul in me" is. I have to do a project on it and the media, the size of the painting and it's subects (already know the...
Art Gallery of New South Wales.
The winners used to get $35 000 but now receive $50 000 in prize money
they were like so amazed on how stupid the event is
Any body can enter the Archibald Prize, but you have to be over 18 years of age and you have to be an Australia resident that has lived in Australia for at lest 1 year.
Archibold Fenton was a boatbuilder in Gloucester, Mass.. Builder of Howard Blackburn's "Great Republic".
The Packing Room Prize is awarded by the gallery staff who unpack the entries then put them in the order from best to worst through their eyes.
Dobell won the archibald prize in 1943 and many people believed his painting was exagurated and so it should be called a caricature.
The Archibald is so important because it is tradition. One man spent thousands of dollars to the gallery so that the Archibald could take place.
All artwork makes demand on the audience. They require the audience  to make inferences about the piece based on context and culture.
Archibald believed that it was important for a nation as young as Australia to have a strong sense of national identity, and he decided to encourage this through a portraiture prize. The prize was to achieve three key aims: to promote portraiture, encourage Australian artists and memorialize...
For one thing the prize money is a good thing for any artist.   Perhaps even more important is the publicity they get winning a  major award. People get to know this name as being a proficient  artist, which means higher prices paid for the artworks.   ^^^^^^^^^ lolololol bullshxit   ...
The Archibald prize was set up in 1921. So ...
identify how the subject matter is selected for an artwork to be  submitted in the archibald prize
Jules François Archibald, known as J. F. Archibald, born the 14th January 1856 and died the 10th September 1919 in sydney
a man or women is allowed to be painted they must be distinguished in art, letters, science or politics also.... gemma is awesome
  Del Kathryn Barton
William Dobell and his artwork of Margaret Olley (1948) and Joshua smith (1943.
Jules Francois Archibald.
on the website is ses $50,000 dollars not 9 millin
Because he left the money for this prize and set up the rules.
The youngest to enter the Archibald Prize was Rolf Harris, who was 15 at the time he entered in 1946.
Because he can do what he wants! Don't judge him for that
Any person who has been a resident of Australia for over 12 months can enter.
It was set up in 1921. So ...
Annually at the NSW State Gallery
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Craig Ruddy's 2004 prize winning entry "Two Worlds" was controversial because the work was created using mostly charcoal and graphite making the image an illustration rather than a painting. While there is no definitive rule of the Archibald that states the work has to be a painting, it has been...
Because it is a contest patronised by Australia's top artists as well as some new ones.
you need to have a portrait. it is said that the prize is most likely going to be awarded to a portrait of a celebrity.
The prize you get in the Archibald prize is $50,000. WOW
The Archibald Prize was first awarded in  1921. In establishing the prize, JF Archibald's aim was to foster  portraiture as well as support artists and perpetuates the memory  of great Australians. Over the years some of Australia's most  prominent artists have entered and the subjects have been...
twice in 1976 and 1978 Brett Whiteley causing controversy with his Paintings.Brett Whiteley   TitleSelf portrait in the studioMediumoil, collage and hair on canvasDimensions200.5 x 259cmWinner: Archibald Prize 1976Whiteley followed this win with an even more expressive work in 1978: Art,...
Raelene Sharp won the archibald prize for 2012
How should i know but its my freakin visual art assesment which i  am gonna fail at
The first Archibald Prize was given in 1921 as well as £400.
I would think that's a very philosophical question that the artist would have to answer for himself.
the Archibald Prize is never held on the same date as the year before. e.g this years is held on the 23rd of April and in 1944 it could've been held on the 4th of September.
Jules F Archibald was the person who established the Archibald prize for portraiture.
From the Painting "The Descent From the Cross" by Van Der Weyden.   The work was a attempt by van Der Weyden to create a   masterpiece that would establish an international reputation. Van Der   Weyden positioned Christ's body in the T Shape of a crossbow to reflect the commission from...
The entries for the Archibald prize are democratically judged by the Art Gallery of NSW's Board of Trustees. Currently the board has 11 members, including the President Mr. Steven M. Lowry, and the Vice President Ms. Sandra McPhee. Want more detail? Check the related links for "Judging Process" and...
The Archibald prize this is regarded as the most important portraiture prize, and is the most prominent of all arts prizes, in Australia. It was first awarded in 1921 after a bequest from Jules François Archibald,, the editor of The Bulletin who died in 1919. It is administered by the Trustees of...
The Archibald Prize is judged by the Trustees of the Art Gallery of New South Wales.
The Archibald Prize is regarded as the most important portraiture prize in Australia. It was first awarded in 1921 after a bequest from J. F. Archibald, the editor of The Bulletin who died in 1919. It is administered by the trustees of the Art Gallery of New South Wales   and awarded...
Del Kathryn Barton did paint Hugo Archibald prize winner 2013  because of the massive talent that she has.
Archibald Prize was created in 1921.
  Including this year there seem to have been 8 female winners of the Archibald prize.
"The portrait," Archibald wrote, should be "preferentially of some man or woman distinguished in Art, Letters, Science or Politics." The Trustees of the Art Gallery of New South Wales award the prize annually.
you have to pay $30 to get in and there is a form you have to fill out
I'm pretty sure it was in 1921...
they can best prepare by rehearsing with family members
Richard Flangan was the subject of the 2003 Archibald Prize winning portrait.
Archibald believed that it was important for a nation as young as Australia to have a strong sense of national identity, and he decided to encourage this through a portraiture prize. The prize was to achieve three key aims: to promote portraiture, encourage Australian artists and memorialize...
Australian painter Guy Maestri.
    == This award is important because it gives the public their idea and not just the judges point of view on the artworks. ==  
He started it and set up the rules.
pay 30 dollars handling fee for each work entered. one work can only be entered in one competition only. THe size restriction must only be about no longer than 90 000 square cm. Sculptures cannot exceed 3 meters in height, 2 square meters in area or 1000 kg in weight. PAINTING , DRAWING ENTRIES...
Because the marsh mellow man loves his lol ip ops
Over the years the Archibald Prize has attracted some controversy because the artists' signatures are not covered and as the judges include several artists, it's been claimed that judges vote for their friends (or the artist's reputation) rather than the painting.