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Title

Heath

(2008)

Artist

Vincent Fantauzzo

Australia, England

1979 -

  • Details

    Date
    (2008)
    Media category
    Painting
    Materials used
    oil on canvas
    Dimensions
    101.4 x 137.4 cm stretcher; 105.5 x 141.0 x 4.8 cm frame
    Signature & date

    Not signed. Not dated.

    Credit
    Gift of the artist and Sally Bell 2008
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    278.2008
    Copyright
    © Vincent Fantauzzo

    Reproduction requests

    Archibald Prize
    People's Choice - 2008
    Artist information
    Vincent Fantauzzo

    Works in the collection

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  • About

    This painting won the People's Choice in 2008 and was acquired by the Gallery in 2008.

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 5 exhibitions

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 26 publications

    • Robert Burton-Bradley, Central, 'Record year for prize', pg. 17, Sydney, 21 May 2008, 17.

    • Doug Conway., Age, 'You'll appreciate Archibald when you're older, darlings', Melbourne, 08 Mar 2008.

    • Gabriella Coslovich., The Sydney Morning Herald, 'Portrait of the actor as a troubled young man', Sydney, 25 Jan 2008, unknown.

    • Elizabeth Fortescue, Daily Telegraph, 'Three faces of Heath in frame', pg. 14, Sydney, 21 Feb 2008, 14 (illus., detail).

    • Elizabeth Fortescue, Daily Telegraph, 'Ledger now a man of the people', pg. 15, Sydney, 09 May 2008, 15 (colour illus., detail).

    • Elizabeth Fortescue, Daily Telegraph, 'Ledger painting donated to the Art Gallery of NSW: Portrait of an artist', pg. 15, Sydney, 09 May 2008, 15.

    • Maxine Frith, Sun-Herald, 'Portrait of Ledger the real winner', pg. 19, Sydney, 09 Mar 2008, 19 (colour illus.).

    • Helen Grant, Australian artist, 'Archibald Prize: What melted the judge's heart this year?', pg. 8-9, Chatswood, Apr 2008, 8 (colour illus..

    • Bonnie Malkin., The daily telegraph (London), 'Heath Ledger portrait portrays a haunted man', England, 29 Feb 2008, unknown.

    • D.D. McNicoll, The Australian, 'Beyond the Ledger', pg. 11, Sydney, 04 Apr 2008, 11.

    • Steve Meacham., The Sydney Morning Herald, 'Williams in Perth for Ledger funeral', Sydney, 07 Feb 2008, (colour illus.).

    • Steve Meacham, The Sydney Morning Herald, 'Amid the grief, a portrait for the family', pg. 5, Sydney, 07 Feb 2008, 5 (illus.).

    • Nadia Mendoza., The Sun (London), 'Heath Ledger is picture perfect', London, 29 Feb 2008, unknown (colour illus.).

    • Cardinal George Pell, Sunday telegraph, 'Depicting love at its strongest', pg. 86, Sydney, 06 Apr 2008, 86.

    • David Penberthy (Editor), Daily Telegraph, 'Heath Ledger's final portrait before death', Sydney, 25 Jan 2008, unknown.

    • Reko Rennie., Age, 'Artist captures three sides of Heath Ledger', Melbourne, 24 Jan 2008, (illus.).

    • Emily Sharpe, The Art Newspaper, 'Final portrait of Heath Ledger up for prize', pg. 3, England, Mar 2008, 3.

    • Josephine Tovey, The Sydney Morning Herald, 'Star gazers turn gallery into shrine', pg. 15, Sydney, 02 Apr 2008, 5 (colour illus., detail).

    • Matthew Westwood, The Australian, 'Heath's memorial triumphs', pg. 7, Sydney, 09 May 2008, 7 (illus., detail).

    • Editor Unknown, Mudgee guardian, 'Guide', pg. 13, New South Wales, 07 Apr 2008, 13.

    • Editor Unknown (Editor), The Newcastle herald, 'Portrait of actor wins many fans', Newcastle, 09 May 2008, 13 (illus.).

    • Editor Unknown, Illawarra mercury, 'Heath a hit with public', pg. 9, New South Wales, 09 May 2008, 9 (illus., detail).

    • Unknown (Editor), The Epoch Times, 'Controversy the Name of the Archibald Game', Sydney, 02 Mar 2008.

    • Editor Unknown, Central, 'Ledger artist the popular choice', pg. 10, Sydney, 14 May 2008, 10.

    • Editor Unknown (Editor), North Shore times, 'Night at the gallery', pg. 50, Parramatta, 28 Mar 2008, 50. Publicity for Vincent Fantauzzo discussing painting at the Gallery's art after hours.

    • Editor Unknown (Editor), The Border mail., 'Heath's mum to receive portrait', Albury, 03 Apr 2008, 2.