Saturday, May 16, 2009

Vincent Fantauzzo wins the 2009 Archibald People’s Choice Prize

Melbourne artist, Vincent Fantauzzo has won the 2009 Archibald People’s Choice Prize for his portrait of child actor Brandon Walters. It's the second win in a row for Vincent Fantauzzo, last year winning with his portrait of the actor Heath Ledger.

Brandon, 2008, oil on linen, 140 x 250 cm

For more information go to Archibald People's Choice Winner or The Age

Vincent Fantauzzo with Brandon Walters, photo courtesy of The Age

For more information on the artist go to Vincent Fantauzzo's website

1 comment:

Unknown said...

This proves that the taste of the People is not changing. The gap between the elite and the public is widening, I think. Chapeau, Vincent!