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3 June @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Presenter: Susie May, freelance writer and lecturer, educator, National Gallery of Victoria 2001-20
The Archibald Portraiture Prize consistently enthralls the public, generating strong opinions and great debate. Celebrate the 100th anniversary of this much loved exhibition and discover how it has reflected the changing face of both Australian society and the nature of portraiture over time. Investigate the colourful history of “The Archie”, including legal battles, controversies and key portraits, artists and techniques, from the conservative to the radical, since the prize was first awarded in 1921.
Available on video here: click on this link.