Sunday, June 12, 2005

Excursion to the Art Gallery of NSW

Next week we are going to the Art Gallery of NSW to see the Archibald Prize exhibition. Visit the AGNSW website above and answer these questions in your blog:

  1. What type of art is exhibited at the Archibald? (paintings, sculpture, landscapes, portraits...)
  2. What is the prize money?
  3. What type of people are the subjects of the paintings?
  4. Who has won this year's prize?
  5. Who won the prize last year?
  6. Which painting do you prefer, the winner of 2004 or this year's winner? Why?
  7. Is the winner of the Ardchibald prize the same as the winner of the Packing Room?
  8. Which one do you prefer and why?
  9. Who won the public prize? It was published in the newspapers on 22nd June, 2005.

Thursday 16th June, 2005

  1. Choose your favourite portrait and write about it. Why do you like it? Search the net for information about the subject (person) of the portrait and the painter.
  2. What type of people are the subjects of the portraits in this year's Archibald prize?
  3. How many do you know?
  4. Are they all Australian people?
  5. Are there any Aboriginal people amongst them?

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