IN BRIEF: ARCHIBALD & SCULPTURE BY THE SEA WINNERS
In brief: Archibald & Sculpture by the Sea winners - Art Collector
|Cave Urban, mengenang (memory). Courtesy: the artists and Sculpture by the Sea|
|27 March 2013 | Del Kathryn Barton has been awarded the 2013 Archibald Prize for her portrait of actor Hugo Weaving. This is the second time she has won the Archibald, with the first win in 2008 for a self-portrait with her children. Barton is represented by Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney.|
The Sulman Prize for genre painting was awarded to Queensland artist Victoria Reichelt for her work After (books). Reichelt is represented by Dianne Tanzer Gallery + Projects, Melbourne. The Wynne Prize for landscape was awarded to Imants Tillers for the second year running. Tillers is represented by Roslyn Oxley9 and Greenaway Art Gallery, Adelaide.
The Archibald, Wynne and Sulman exhibition is on view at the Art Gallery of New South Wales until 2 June 2013 before commencing a regional tour.
NSW artists collective Cave Urban were announced as the recipient of the Sculpture by the Sea Cottesloe people's choice award. They were awarded a prize of $5,000 for their work mengenang (memory), pictured above, which is a wind-driven bamboo installation that began as a reflection on the lives lost in the 2002 Bali bombings. Cave Urban were also awarded the Andrea Stretton Memorial Invitation to exhibit in Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi, which will take place at Sydney's Bondi Beach from 24 October - 10 November 2013.
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