Ben Quilty won Australia’s most prestigious portraiture prize today, the Archibald, with his painting of esteemed artist Margaret Olley (above). Check out the images below for some of my favourite pieces from finalists in the 2011 Archibald Portrait Prize at the Art Gallery of News South Wales, Sydney.
Robert Jacks AO by Jeremy Kibel
Me by Ken Done
Waleed Aly by Abdul Abdullah
John Coetzee by Adam Chang
Charlie by Adam Cullen