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Archibald Prize 2022

Entries: 816 (52 selected)
Presenting partner: ANZ
Exhibition dates: 14 May – 28 August 2022

This year saw the highest known number of entries in the Archibald from Aboriginal artists (20) and the highest number of Aboriginal finalists in the Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes overall (27).

Blak Douglas wins the Archibald Prize for his portrait of artist Karla Dickens – the first time a portrait of an Aboriginal woman has been awarded the prize. He is the second Aboriginal artist to win the Archibald, following Vincent Namatjira’s landmark win in 2020.

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