Natasha Bieniek’s luminous portrait of Wendy Whitely, can be seen in Archie 100: A Century of the Archibald Prize, on now at the Art Gallery of New South Wales. Bieniek’s portrait of Whitely was a finalist in the 2016 prize.
“Arranged thematically, Archie 100: A Century of the Archibald Prize unearths fascinating stories behind more than 100 artworks carefully selected from every decade. It reflects not just how artistic styles and approaches to portraiture have changed over time but, importantly, the changing face of our nation.”
The exhibition is current at the Art Gallery of New South Wales until 26 September 2021 and it will tour nationally until 2024.
Natasha Bieniek, Wendy Whitely, 2016, oil on wood, 13.5 x 18.5 cm