The Archibald Prize has been swamped by ‘selfie’ culture

The Archibald Prize has been swamped by ‘selfie’ culture

Posted May 11, 2018 05:00:00 Photo: Del Kathryn Barton’s Archibald Prize entry shows the artist with her pet. (AGNSW: Jenni Carter) Selfie culture has stormed the Archibald Prize with 21 self-portraits among the 58 finalists in the Art Gallery of NSW’s annual public portraiture competition. The figure is double that …

A porn star past and a Nobel Peace Prize in the future? Donald Trump could have both

A porn star past and a Nobel Peace Prize in the future? Donald Trump could have both

Updated May 05, 2018 07:19:35 Photo: At this stage we don’t even know if President Donald Trump is in the running for a Nobel. (Reuters: Carlos Barria) Related Story: Donald Trump admits paying Stormy Daniels hush money to lawyer Related Story: Wait, could Donald Trump really win a Nobel Peace …

Nobel Prize in Literature to be scrapped in response to sex abuse allegations within Swedish Academy

Nobel Prize in Literature to be scrapped in response to sex abuse allegations within Swedish Academy

Updated May 04, 2018 18:24:25 The Nobel Prize in Literature will be not awarded this year following sex-abuse allegations and other issues within the ranks of the Swedish Academy that selects the winner. The academy said the 2018 prize will be given in 2019. The decision was made at a …

‘Facebook lottery’ promising $7.5m prize scams Australians out of hundreds of thousands

‘Facebook lottery’ promising $7.5m prize scams Australians out of hundreds of thousands

Updated May 03, 2018 16:22:13 Photo: Fake Facebook-branded credit cards are sent out to victims. (Supplied: Queensland Police Service) Related Story: Listen to the latest ‘low-life scammer’ claiming to be from the ATO A “Facebook lottery” promising prize money of $7.5 million has scammed nearly 30 Queenslanders out of hundreds …

Archibald Packing Room Prize: Jimmy Barnes portrait picked as winner

Archibald Packing Room Prize: Jimmy Barnes portrait picked as winner

By digital arts editor Dee Jefferson Updated May 03, 2018 12:03:09 Photo: Jamie Preisz’s portrait of Jimmy Barnes. (Supplied: Art Gallery of NSW) Sydney painter and first-time finalist Jamie Preisz has won the Archibald Packing Room Prize for his portrait of Jimmy Barnes. The announcement means Archies season has kicked …

Donald Trump deserves a Nobel Peace Prize, says South Korean President Moon Jae-in – Donald Trump’s America

Donald Trump deserves a Nobel Peace Prize, says South Korean President Moon Jae-in – Donald Trump’s America

Updated May 01, 2018 11:04:24 Photo: The Trump administration has led a global effort to impose stricter sanctions on North Korea. (AP: Jung Yeon-Je/Pool Photo) South Korean President Moon Jae-in thinks US President Donald Trump deserves a Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to end the standoff with North Korea …

Donald Trump: What are the US President’s chances of getting a Nobel Peace Prize?

Donald Trump: What are the US President’s chances of getting a Nobel Peace Prize?

Updated May 01, 2018 15:24:04 Photo: South Korean President Moon Jae-in thinks US President Donald Trump deserves a Nobel Peace Prize. (AP: Susan Walsh) South Korean President Moon Jae-in reckons Donald Trump should get a peace prize for trying to end the standoff with North Korea over its nuclear weapons …

Biggest wave ever surfed: Rodrigo Koxa awarded prize for record-breaking ride

Biggest wave ever surfed: Rodrigo Koxa awarded prize for record-breaking ride

Posted April 30, 2018 00:53:28 Related Story: ‘Don’t hesitate’: Watch how Australia’s giant-wave surfer glides on a wall of water Related Story: Aussie big wave surfer concussed after being washed onto rocks in Portugal Brazilian surfer Rodrigo Koxa has claimed the major prize at the Big Wave Awards in California, …

South African activists awarded Goldman Environmental Prize for fight against nuclear power deal

South African activists awarded Goldman Environmental Prize for fight against nuclear power deal

Updated April 24, 2018 15:30:45 Photo: Liz McDaid and Makona Lekalakala were awarded the 2018 Goldman Environmental Prize. (Supplied: Goldman Environmental Prize) Liz McDaid and Makoma Lekalakala have been awarded the prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize for their role in stopping a controversial nuclear deal between South Africa and Russia. Now …