2017 Archibald Prize catalogue


Featuring all of the finalist works, including the 2017 Archibald Prize winner and the winner of the 2017 Packing Room Prize.

First awarded in 1921, the Art Gallery of New South Wales’ Archibald Prize is Australia’s favourite art award, and one of its most prestigious. Awarded to the best portrait painting, it’s a who’s who of Australian culture, with subjects often including politicians, celebrities, sporting heroes, authors and artists.