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

Archibald Prize 2019

Entries: 919 (51 selected)
Presenting partner: ANZ
Exhibition dates: 11 May to 8 September 2019
Only selected finalists were exhibited; each artist could submit only one work

A year for the record books.

There were more entries than ever before and, among the finalists, there were eight Indigenous sitters – the most for any year until that date.

Tony Costa’s portrait of artist Lindy Lee is the first winning work to have an Asian Australian as the primary subject.

51 works