Archibald prize 2020: David Marr, Magda Szubanski, Annabel Crabb and extra – in footage | Artwork and design

Considered one of Australia’s most outstanding artwork prizes, the $100,000 Archibald prize – which will probably be introduced on 25 September – is awarded annually to the very best portrait of an individual ‘distinguished in artwork, letters, science or politics’ painted by an Australian resident. Gender parity has been a subject of curiosity prior to now; amongst this yr’s batch of 55 finalists (a few of which characteristic multiple sitter), 36 sitters are male and 22 feminine. Of the 56 artists who painted them, 25 are girls. Beneath is only a number of this yr’s finalists; you possibly can view the total group at the Art Gallery of NSW website

  • The Archibald prize finalists will probably be accessible to view on the Artwork Gallery of NSW from 26 September, together with the finalists of the Wynne and Sulman prizes