The lively reconfiguring of the Archibald, Wynne and Sulman exhibitions means it is harder to work out which paintings the judges are considering as potential winners.
The Archibald is – in essence – not an art prize but a celebration of the personalities who define Australia, and especially Sydney, writes Joanna Mendelssohn.
UNSW Art & Design graduate Jason Phu has the rare honour of being selected as a dual finalist in the Archibald and Sulman prizes, two of Australia’s most prestigious art competitions.
A sculpture of a vertical motorbike has won COFA academic Professor Richard Goodwin the prestigious Wynne Prize.
John Beard, visiting professor at UNSW's College of Fine Arts, has won the 2007 Archibald Prize.