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Heath Portrait Wins Art Prize

Dreamy Australian artist Vincent Fantauzzo took home the Archibald People’s Choice Prize today for his eerie portrait of Heath Ledger, who died less than a month later.

Note to self: don’t sit for Fantauzzo portrait.


By:           Andrew Belonksy
On:           May 8, 2008
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    • Snoodle

      It is a beautiful and strange …he deserved his prize :)

      May 8, 2008 at 2:21 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Tropspice

      The portrait is a bit creepy, but the artist .. omg!
      He is soooo totally adorable. Mmmmm..

      May 8, 2008 at 2:24 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Dubwise

      Tropspice you are right…the artist it super cute!!

      May 8, 2008 at 2:49 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • elle

      they are incredible, does it kind of look like johnny depp to anyone? artists is absolutely adorable!

      May 8, 2008 at 3:27 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Alacer

      “Note to self: don’t sit for Fantauzzo portrait.”

      are you serious?! He’s fantastic! I’d sit for him any day!…no pun intended.

      May 8, 2008 at 3:51 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Z.

      I love the portrait. Poor Heath shouldn’t have died!

      May 8, 2008 at 4:21 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • hells kitchen guy
      hells kitchen guy

      Looks like a Normal Rockwell picture, done on Tuesday after doing too much crystal on Saturday.

      May 9, 2008 at 4:48 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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