Archibald Prize

Non-acquisitive annual art prize awarded by the Trustees of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales, as a result of a bequest by Jules François Archibald in 1919.

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1919
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The Archibald Prize

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2014

The Archibald Prize is an institution in the Australian art calendar and an event keenly anticipated every year. It is the source of great debate and controversy and above all, an exhibition the public adores.