Yvette Coppersmith's self-portrait wins the 2018 Archibald Prize

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Jane O'Sullivan

Of the 57 finalists, 41 are of sitters from the art world, either self-portraits, portraits of other artists, or portraits of figures like collectors or dealers.

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Yvette Coppersmith's Self-portrait, after George Lambert (detail).

About the author

Jane O'Sullivan is a Sydney-based visual arts writer and a former editor of Art Collector and Art Edit magazine. She has covered the local art market for the Australian Financial Review and Artnet, and her writing has also appeared in Art Guide, Ocula and Artist Profile, among others.