John Olsen says Archibald Prize win is ‘the worst decision I’ve ever seen’

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The Archibald Prize has once again sparked controversy with veteran artist John Olsen calling this year’s winner, Mitch Cairns’ colourful portrait of artist Agatha Gothe-Snape, “just so bad”.

“I think it’s the worst decision I’ve ever seen,” the 89-year-old former winner and three-time judge of the country’s best-known portrait prize…

16Insisting that an outstanding portrait should give an insight into it’s subject, Olsen said Cairn’s painting lucked analysis…

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