In the Running for the Wynne

Art

After sharing a rundown of the 2017 Archibald Prize Finalists last week, we couldn’t overlook the amazing entries in the running for this year.  A truly remarkable lineup of Australia’s best contemporary landscape painters, all under one roof!

Enjoy a scroll through some of the finalists for this slightly-less-hyped (though no less prestigious) award below, in the lead-up to the winner announcement this Friday,  July 28th.

26th July, 2017

Tim Storrier’s ‘At sea’ acrylic on canvas (200x300cm). Photo – Mim Stirling, courtesy of .

William Mackinnon’s ‘Landscape as self-portrait’ acrylic, oil and enamel on canvas (190 x 163cm). Photo –Felicity Jenkins, courtesy of .

Rowan Robertson’s ‘Sun shines in the rusty morning (Riverina, NSW)’ oil on linen (50x45cm). Photo – Jenni Carter, courtesy of .

Robyn Sweaney ‘Time and tide’ acrylic on linen (40x50cm). Photo – Jenni Carter courtesy of .

Mona Mitakiki & Naomi Kantjuriny’s ‘Kungkarangkalpa tjukurpa (Seven Sisters tjukurpa). Kapi tjukurla tjuta (many rockholes)’ acrylic on linen (200x200cm), and Ngupulya Pumani’s ‘Antara’ acrylic on linen (300x200cm). Photo – Jenni Carter, courtesy of .

Nyapanyapa Yunupingu’s ‘Landscape’ natural earth pigments on bark (78x193cm), as also featured in our profile of the artist, here. Photo – courtesy of .

John Murray’s ‘Bellinger River, Thora’ watercolour on paper (21x11cm). Photo – Jenni Carter, courtesy of .

Lucy Culliton ‘Love lies bleeding’ oil on canvas (244 x183cm). Photo – Mim Stirling, courtesy of .

Wawiriya Burton’s ‘Ngayuku mamaku ngura (my father’s country) minyma mingkiri tjuta (small desert female mice)’ acrylic on linen (240x200cm). Photo – Jenni Carter, courtesy of .

Lucy Feagins
Wednesday 26th July 2017

The is Australia’s most prestigious award for landscape painting, awarded annually by the trustees of the Art Gallery of NSW for ‘the best landscape painting of Australian scenery, or figure sculpture’.

This is an open competition, making for a brilliantly diverse lineup each year. Finalists are displayed in a hugely popular triple-bill exhibition at the Art Gallery of NSW each year, alongside the Archibald and Sulman Prize exhibitions.

This year, over a third of the Wynne finalists are Indigenous artists, including  trailblazing artist Nyapanyapa Yunupingu, from North-East Arnhem Land, who our Indigenous Art columnists, Jessica Booth and Laetitia Prunetti of , profiled a couple of months ago. In her distinct style, Nyapanyapa’s work is softly rendered in pale natural pigments on bark, whilst other indigenous painters, such as , adopt an entirely different approach, weaving dreamtime narratives with powerfully vivid colour that leaps off the canvas.

Elsewhere in the lineup, the Australian landscape is celebrated directly and figuratively, with a number of entries depicting complex, beautiful scenes of dense vegetation. We especially love John Murray’s intensely detailed watercolour work, ‘Bellinger River, Thora’ (at just 11 x 21cm!) and‘s ‘Love lies bleeding‘, both of which are mind-bogglingly detailed in their depiction of lush, vibrant foliage and flora.

The Wynne prize exhibition is on show at The Art Gallery of NSW until October 22nd – you can view the full lineup of shortlisted works

 

Similar Stories

Art

2017 Archibald Prize Finalists

Australasia’s most iconic portraiture prize, on show now at the Art Gallery of NSW.
Elle Murrell

Creative People

Buying Indigenous Art

An informative introduction to navigating the Indigenous art market.
Jessica Booth and Laetitia Prunetti

Creative People

Nyapanyapa Yunupingu

Profiling the bold artist and Yolngu woman from Yirrkala, near Nhulunbuy in North-East Arnhem Land.
Jessica Booth and Laetitia Prunetti

This Week

Interior Design

The Stella Collective's Award-Winning Interiors, From Palestine to Brisbane

Meet Hana Hakim the founder of a Melbourne interior design studio creating WOW-factor projects, both here and abroad.
Elle Murrell

News

A History Of Melbourne, Told Through Train Tickets

Contemporary artist Peter Atkins reflects train ticket designs in Victoria to tell a forgotten history of Melbourne in The Passengers. 
Sally Tabart
  5 hours ago

Lighting

A Leading Lighting Designer Transforms An Underground Carpark

British product designer Lee Broom creates a breathtaking installation in the carpark of Space Furniture in Sydney – and it’s only open

Art

A Celebrated Abstract Artist Shares Her ‘Rhythm Sequence’

Gemma Smith takes us inside a new exhibition, charting her experiments on canvas over the past 17 years.
Elle Murrell
  2 hours ago

Food

Ella Mittas' Zesty Potato Salad With Pesto

Ella Mittas' Greek-inspired potato salad, with zesty lemon, roast almonds and a flavour-packed fresh pesto.
Ella Mittas

Architecture

Making Mid-Century Modern Again

The rejuvenated 'Fig Tree Pocket' 60’s House by Bligh Graham Architects, in Brisbane.

Homes

The Self-Designed Home Of Two Architects In South Melbourne

The self-designed home of architects Edward and Edwina Glenn in South Melbourne.

Studio Visit

The Self-Taught Painter Inspired By His Ethiopian Heritage

We visit Afro-Norwegian artist Olana Janfa in his Thornbury garden-shed studio, who paints to connect with his history and culture.

News

Don't Miss The 'My General Store' Pop-Up This Weekend

Melbournians, you’ve got one day only to have an IRL try on of these Australian made designs in natural fabrics.
Miriam McGarry

Architecture

The Long And Lean Sub-Tropical Dream!

Painted white brick and intriguing forms create a real eye-catcher, in this Shaun Lockyer designed home in Chandler, Queensland.
Miriam McGarry

News

A Rare Insight Into The Life Of Design Legend Dieter Rams

ACMI presents the Australian premiere of Rams, a documentary about one of the modern world’s most important design icons.

Roundup

Just Announced – The 2019 Australian Interior Design Awards Shortlist

Our highlights reel of the lust-worthy residential interiors in the running for the prestigious Australian Interior Design Awards.
Sally Tabart
  24 hours ago
45:53

Podcast

TDF Talks With Landscape Designer Paul Bangay

One of Australia’s most celebrated green thumbs reflect on his career, the mentors who have inspired him and his brand new book!
Lucy Feagins
  4 hours ago

Architecture

A Home In Three (Tiny) Parts

Atelier Chen Hung blasts open the idea of micro-living, with a literal hole in the middle of this tiny home!
Miriam McGarry

Tiny Homes

Get Off-Grid With CABN

Escape the world in these sleek, contemporary tiny cabins, situated in secret locations, each within 1.5 hours of a major city.
Lucy Feagins
  12 hours ago

Similar Stories

Art

2017 Archibald Prize Finalists

Australasia’s most iconic portraiture prize, on show now at the Art Gallery of NSW.
Elle Murrell

Creative People

Buying Indigenous Art

An informative introduction to navigating the Indigenous art market.
Jessica Booth and Laetitia Prunetti

Creative People

Nyapanyapa Yunupingu

Profiling the bold artist and Yolngu woman from Yirrkala, near Nhulunbuy in North-East Arnhem Land.
Jessica Booth and Laetitia Prunetti
как вложить деньги в акции

pills24.com.ua

https://progressive.ua