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Bill Perkins Wins Bidding War Over Ernie Barnes Painting With $15.3M Bid

Bill Perkins wrote a book titled Die with Zero, and the energy trader and high-stakes poker player may be able to do just that if he continues buying art. Last week, Perkins made a splash in the art community when he made a record-breaking purchase of The Sugar Shack, a 1976 painting by former professional …

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Archibald prize 2022: Blak Douglas wins $100,000 for portrait of Lismore artist Karla Dickens

Acclaimed Dhungatti artist Blak Douglas – born Adam Douglas Hill – has won the 2022 Archibald prize, for his portrait of Wiradjuri artist Karla Dickens, titled Moby Dickens. Douglas collected the $100,000 prize on Friday, at the Art Gallery of NSW. It’s the second time an Indigenous Australian has won the prize in 101 years, …

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