The Archibald Prize 2013 touring exhibition was there to be enjoyed at the Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, 8 June – 7 July.
A group of 10, from La Trobe including a few extra family members and friends visited on Thursday 20 June.
The winning portrait hugo by Del Kathryn Barton was intriguing in its detail and symbolism and offered far more interest in Hugo Weaving when seen close up and in its entirety.
As usual the Archibald this year presented us with a fascinating array of interpretations, a few self-portraits, some fantastic and experimental portraits, some chillingly realistic.
Lunch at a convivial Italian restaurant, DOC, down at the end of Main St, Mornington, brought to a happy conclusion this beautiful, blue-sky winter’s day.