Friday, March 7, 2008

Del Kathryn Barton wins the 2008 Archibald Prize

Del Kathryn Barton has been awarded the 2008 Archibald Prize for her painting "you are what is most beautiful about me, a self portrait with kell and arella". The Archibald Prize is one of Australia's longest standing and most celebrated art prizes with the winner receiving $50,000. Barton's painting can be viewed as part of the Archibald Exhibition at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, 8 March - 18 May, followed by The Regional Tour of the exhibition around Australia.