Xavier Ghazi the 60 year old French caricature artist living and working in Australia has won his fourth Bald Archy prize with his spoof art painting of Australian born bad boy WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. The work is titled ‘Bad Ass-Ange’, depicting an over proportion headed Assange, with his trousers down to his ankles, and having a leak into Uncle Sam’s top hat ie “pissing off the empire”. The 2011 Bald Archy exhibition that began in Canberra the nation’s capital, is a competition of art works that make fun of Australian politicians, celebrities or other notoriety people with a prize of $5000 for the winning entry. The competition now in its 18th year is claimed to be judged by Maude, a sulphur crested cockatoo.
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