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Tim Storrier’s Faceless Portrait Wins Archibald

Posted: March 31st, 2012 | Author: | Filed under: Art News | Tags: , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Tim Storrier’s Faceless Portrait Wins Archibald

Tim Storrier's Faceless Portrait Wins Archibald

Tim Storrier’s work The Histrionic Wayfarer (After Bosch) was chosen from 41 finalists to win the $75,000 prize, an increase of $25,000 from last year. Though there is no face to identify the pith-helmeted figure, Storrier says his winning work is a self-portrait. He wears glasses and carries an over-stuffed backpack, which includes Storrier’s dog and muse Smudge. If you look closely, a drawing of Storrier’s face can be seen on a piece of paper being blown away by the wind in the background of the painting. Read the full article »»»»