Archibald prize 2023 finalists: Sam Neill, Archie Roach, Claudia Karvan and more

Theguardian_ The 57 finalists for the 2023 Archibald prize have been revealed by the Art Gallery of NSW. Here is a selection of this year’s finalists, including portraits by Anh Do, Sarah McCloskey and Oliver Watts. The full group can be seen at the gallery’s website.

On 5 May the winning painting will be announced. The $100,000 prize is awarded to the best portrait of a person ‘distinguished in art, letters, science or politics’ painted by an Australian resident.

The finalists for the Archibald, Wynne and Sulman prizes will be on show at AGNSW from 6 May to 3 September

Claudia (the GOAT) by Laura Jones

Seeing Ruby by Anh Do

Katharine Murphy by Judith Sinnamon

Through the window by Jaq Grantford

Sam I Am by James Powditch

Zaachariaha Fielding by Michael Simms

The songwriter by Michelle Hiscock

Clown jewels by Andrea Huelin

Echoes of a teenage superstar by Matt Adnate

Self-portrait after MD 2 by Abdul Abdullah

Zoe by Kim Leutwyler

Nanna Mara by Tsering Hannaford

Heidi May, Elle Charalambu and the artist at Redleaf Pool by Oliver Watts

Solomon Kammer: never enough by Alanah Ellen Brand

The nightingale and the kookaburra by Katherine Hattam

Social distancing by Sarah McCloskey

As below, so above (ut infra, sic supra) by Charles Mouyat