An Artists insight into the Archibald Portrait Prize

An inside view to an art prize based on contemporary artist Peter Biram’s view… yep here it is…

There is something special about the magic and frustration of the big prize known as the ‘Archibald Prize – My journey concerning entering the Prize over the past couple of years, has been a ‘double edged sword’. A story of joy and reward, and of disappointment. I feel with this statement I have just summed up the art world. But first let me take you back to the beginning, why enter the Archibald? Some say it’s “Nothing more than a chook raffle”, while other say “It’s the dunny of Australian art… attracting entries like odor attracts flies”.

What makes this article so special for students? Peter encourages his students to enter the prize with great success! Just check out the short video below!

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