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Ralph Lemon Wins Whitney Biennial’s $100,000 Bucksbaum Award – ARTnews.com

Ralph Lemon, an influential choreographer and conceptual artist, won the Whitney Museum’s $100,000 Bucksbaum Award, which goes to one artist in the Whitney Biennial every time the show is held. Lemon is best known for his highly abstract—and often intensely memorable—dances, which have earned him the respect of many artists and a MacArthur “genius” award. But at the Whitney Biennial, which this year was ...

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ICI’s 2022 Leo Award Goes to Closely Watched Curator Candice Hopkins – ARTnews.com

Independent Curators International, the New York–based nonprofit that looks to support the work of curators around the world, will give its 2022 Leo Award to Candice Hopkins, one of today’s most closely watched and influential curators. Hopkins will share the award with the nonprofit . Hopkins, a citizen of Carcross/Tagish First Nation, is the inaugural director and chief curator of Forge Project, “a Native-led ...

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Luis Manuel Otero Alcántara Wins Inaugural Prince Claus Impact Award – ARTnews.com

Cuban dissident artist Luis Manuel Otero Alcántara—whose imprisonment by the Cuban government drew international condemnation from human rights groups—is one of six artists to receive the inaugural Prince Claus Impact award. Each recipient will receive €50,000 (roughly the same amount in U.S. dollars). The biannual award, established in 2021, are presented to artists and cultural leaders “in recognition of both the excellent quality of ...

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August: Green Flag Award 2022 | News and features

The University of Bristol’s Royal Fort Gardens have been awarded the coveted Green Flag Award as it is officially recognised as one of the country’s best parks.The Royal Fort Gardens, situated in the heart of the main University of Bristol campus received the prestigious internationally accredited Green Flag Award, now in its 26th year. Previously sculptured by renowned 18th century ‘English Landscape’ designer Humphrey ...

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Lambeth mental health hospital shortlisted for art award – South London News

An arts initiative developed by service users at a mental health hospital for men has been shortlisted as a finalist in for the National Service User Awards 2022. Cygnet Churchill, in Lambeth Road, was shortlisted for the awards, which are designed to celebrate service user-led initiatives in mental health, learning disability and autism services across the country. Mural for Hope at Cygnet Churchill is ...

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Ellsworth Kelly Award Goes to Frist Art Museum – ARTnews.com

The Ministry of Culture of Saudi Arabia will launch a new annual competition called the Kingdom Photography Award. With a pool of Saudi riyal of 400,000 ($106,550), the prize will be given into several categories, and the first edition will focus on the coastal city of Al Wajh. The Professional Grant will be open to established international photographres who can submit work in three ...

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RGU art lecturer wins award at Royal Scottish Academy annual exhibition

A LECTURER from Gray’s School of Art at Robert Gordon University (RGU) has won a prestigious award at The Royal Scottish Academy (RSA) Annual Exhibition.Lyndsey Gilmour's award-winning First Floor Left.Gray’s Painting lecturer, Lyndsey Gilmour, has won the Lyon and Turnbull Award for Painting at the RSA Annual Exhibition, the largest and longest-running exhibition of contemporary art in Scotland, in recognition of her outstanding contribution ...

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North-east art lecturer wins award at Royal Scottish Academy exhibition

A LECTURER from Gray’s School of Art at Robert Gordon University (RGU) has won a prestigious award at The Royal Scottish Academy (RSA) Annual Exhibition.Lyndsey Gilmour's award-winning First Floor Left.Gray’s Painting lecturer, Lyndsey Gilmour, has won the Lyon and Turnbull Award for Painting at the RSA Annual Exhibition, the largest and longest-running exhibition of contemporary art in Scotland, in recognition of her outstanding contribution ...

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CIFO, Ars Electronica Launch Award for Latin American Artists – ARTnews.com

The Miami-based Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation (CIFO) has partnered with one of Europe’s most storied art-and-technology festivals, Ars Electronica, to create a new grant program that will support Latin American artists working with technology. The CIFO-Ars Electronica Awards will come with up to $30,000 per artist. They support the commissioning of new major works that will enter CIFO’s collection and be presented at Ars ...

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