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  • Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes

    The Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes is an annual exhibition eagerly anticipated by artists and audiences alike. The Archibald is awarded to the best portrait painting and the Wynne to the best landscape painting of Australian scenery, or figure sculpture, while the Sulman is given to the best subject painting, genre painting or mural project in oil, acrylic, watercolour or mixed media.

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  • Portraiture

    Explore stories behind the Archibald Prize and some of the other extraordinary portraits at the Gallery.

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  • Conservation

    Read about some of the projects carried out by Gallery conservators to ensure that artworks are preserved for us and future generations to enjoy now and for years to come.

    13 posts

  • Plumes and pearlshells

    Explore the art and culture of the New Guinea highlands in stories from the Gallery's 'Plumes and pearlshells' exhibition.

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  • Go East

    Explore stories behind some of the works in the exhibition 'Go East: The Gene & Brian Sherman Contemporary Asian Art Collection'.

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  • Shop

    Visitors already know the Gallery Shop as a place to find stunning art books, gorgeous gifts and impeccable directions to the toilets. Now, you can keep up with the latest arrivals and developments through the blog.

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  • Drawing out

    Explore the art of drawing in stories from the Gallery's exhibition 'Drawing out: Dobell Australian Drawing Biennial 2014'.

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  • Pop to popism

    Explore the origins of pop art, its heady high period and its enduring legacy both in Australia and abroad in the Gallery's 'Pop to popism' exhibition.

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