Interest on the Wayne as Bennett puts on a brave face for Portrait Prize
“It’s an exhibition and an event that has really captured the essence of Brisbane, and it’s a celebration of stories that are ordinary and everyday right through to the people who are celebrated and acknowledged as being superstars in our society.”⠀
“I definitely think that the silver lining has been that the creatives and artists have had the opportunity, in isolation, to focus on portraiture, painting, drawing, or whatever digital application they may choose.”
A wonderful write in InQueensland on Monday, 3rd of August, after they chatted with Brisbane Portrait Prize board member Michelle Farquhar about the 2020 Prize and its foundations. ⠀
You can read the full article here >> https://inqld.com.au/culture/2020/08/03/portrait-prize-interest-is-on-the-wayne-as-bennett-puts-on-a-brave-face/
Terry Gillam’s portrait of Wayne Bennett.