Opinion

This year's Archibald Prize winner challenges our innate prejudices

By Andrew McIlroy
Updated May 16 2022 - 6:00am, first published May 13 2022 - 11:37pm

The art world likes to see itself as a place of openness, inclusiveness and tolerance but that is perhaps far from the truth. Whether immersed in this world or on the outside looking in, we all have our firmly held views and well-guarded boundaries, that are nowhere more on display when viewing or commenting upon the art that hangs in our public galleries.

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