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vanessa german and Cauleen Smith Win One of World’s Largest Art Prizes, $250,000 Heinz Art Awards – ARTnews.com

Artists vanessa german and Cauleen Smith have won one of the largest art prizes in the world, the Heinz Award for the Arts. Each will now take home $250,000. german often creates sculptures that are adorned with beads, fabrics, cowrie shells, glass, and more. Often, these works are intended to serve a restorative purpose and seem imbued with ritualistic power. Past works have involved ...

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Susan’s art gets commissioned as main prize for county’s social media awards

WORCESTER professional artist Susan Birth put her name in the frame at the 2022 Worcestershire Social Media awards when one of her paintings was commissioned as the prize for the overall winner. In addition to the overall prize, organisers #WorcestershireHour also called for 20 limited edition prints of the Worcestershire Black Pear painting to the winners of certain categories. The artwork was created using ...

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The Calder Foundation Is Looking to Gamify Art History With a New Web3 Experience That Awards Official NFTs to Winners

Alexander S. C. Rower, the grandson of artist Alexander Calder and president of the Calder Foundation, is a self-proclaimed NFT skeptic. He had fielded numerous pitches about the possibility of an Alexander Calder NFT by the time he spoke with TRLab founders Xin Li-Cohen and Audrey Ou at Art Basel Miami Beach last December. That’s when something finally clicked. “It made no sense to ...

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Getty Foundation Awards $1.3M to Fund Prints and Drawings Initiatives – ARTnews.com

The Getty Foundation in Los Angeles has awarded 15 grants, totaling nearly $1.3 million, for exhibitions, publications, digital projects, and workshops related to prints and drawings. The awards are part of the foundation’s Paper Project initiative, which was started in 2018 to support the professional development of curators studying the graphic arts. This year’s grantees include the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C., the Courtauld in ...

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NFTs Win Big at the Webby Awards – ARTnews.com

This year, the Webby Awards, which recognize “excellence on the Internet,” gave special mention to NFT projects—an unusual designation, since art is not often given these prizes. Artist Takashi Murakami received a Special Achievement Webby for his contributions to the space with his NFT projects. The Lifetime Special Achievement honor was awarded to the creators of the NFT, Anil Dash and Kevin McCoy. “I ...

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Simone Leigh, Sonia Boyce Win Top Awards at 2022 Venice Biennale – ARTnews.com

For the first time, both of the Venice Biennale’s top honors went to Black women. Those awards, known as the Golden Lions, went this year to Simone Leigh and Sonia Boyce, who won for participation in Cecilia Alemani’s main show and for a national pavilion, respectively. The Silver Lion, for a “promising young artist” in the main show, went to Ali Cherri. Special mentions ...

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National Endowment for the Humanities Awards $33 Million in Grants to 245 Exemplary Arts Projects Across the U.S.

Art Industry News is a daily digest of the most consequential developments coming out of the art world and art market. Here’s what you need to know on this Friday, April 15.  NEED TO READ Holocaust Heirs Sue Israel Museum in Jerusalem – The institution is facing a lawsuit brought by the Jewish heirs of Holocaust victim Ludwig Marum for refusing to return a manuscript ...

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Artadia Names Three Winners of 2022 Los Angeles Awards – ARTnews.com

The New York–based nonprofit Artadia, which supports early-career visual artists nationwide through unrestricted grants, has named the 2022 winners of its awards in Los Angeles: dana washington-queen, Miller Robinson, and Esteban Ramón Pérez. dana washington-queen, a photographer and video artist, was selected as the Marciano Art Foundation Artdia Awardee, which carries a $25,000 cash prize; Robinson, who creates paintings, sculptures, and more, will receive $10,000 ...

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Editors’ Picks: 13 Events for Your Art Calendar, From a Fascinating Fernanda Laguna Survey to the Badass Art Women Awards

Each week, we search for the most exciting and thought-provoking shows, screenings, and events, both digitally and in-person in the New York area. See our picks from around the world below. (Times are all ET unless otherwise noted.)   Tuesday, March 8 Madam Speaker: Nancy Pelosi and the Lessons of Power by Susan Page. Photo courtesy of Twelve. 1. “Madam Speaker: Nancy Pelosi and ...

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Hauser & Wirth Institute Awards $700,000 in Grants and Scholarship – ARTnews.com

The Hauser & Wirth Institute, a nonprofit founded by the similarly named mega-gallery, announced on Monday that it would award $700,000 in grants and scholarships to archival projects and research initiatives. Most of the funding went to the Studio Museum in Harlem and the Pratt Institute. The Studio Museum received $360,000 for a project that will see the New York museum digitize its archives. ...

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