Heath Portrait Wins Art Prize

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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.

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7 Comments

  • Snoodle

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

  • Tropspice

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

  • Dubwise

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

  • elle

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

  • 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.

  • hells kitchen guy

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

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