We acknowledge the Gadigal of the Eora Nation, the traditional custodians of the Country on which the Art Gallery of NSW stands.

Archibald Prize 1986

Entries: 218 (26 selected)
Sponsor: Grace Brothers
Exhibition dates: 20 December 1986 to 26 January 1987
Only selected works were exhibited; each artist could submit up to two works

The prize money for the Archibald was increased from $10,000 to $20,000.