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The Zurich Art Prize 2020 Goes to Amalia Pica
Article date: Friday, September 18, 2020

The Zurich Art Prize 2020 Goes to Amalia Pica

In 2020, the Zurich Art Prize, awarded annually by Museum Haus Konstruktiv and Zurich Insurance Group Ltd, goes to Amalia Pica (b. in 1978 in Neuquén, lives and works in London). This Argentinian artist is the thirteenth winner of the internationally renowned award. The prize is endowed with CHF 100,000, of which CHF 20,000 go to the respective winner and the other CHF 80,000 are used for the production of a solo exhibition at Museum Haus Konstruktiv.

Fotografiska Opens in Berlin 2022
Article date: Friday, September 18, 2020

Fotografiska Opens in Berlin 2022

Fotografiska will open a fourth museum in 2022. The museum will house 5,500 square meters in the historic Kunsthaus Tacheles building in Berlin. The architects Herzog & de Meuron have been assigned to carry out a modern renovation. The opening is expected in late 2022.

Legato Motaung Wins the Emergence Art Prize 2020
Article date: Friday, September 18, 2020

Legato Motaung Wins the Emergence Art Prize 2020

The Emergence Art Prize announced Legato Motaung as the winner of its 2020 Edition. ⁠⁠ Lerato Motaung (b. 1991, Katlehong, Germiston) is a visual artist based in Johannesburg, South Africa. Following his training in drawing at the Johannesburg Art Gallery in 2008, and in sculpture at the Katlehong Art Center in 2009, he received his Diploma in Fine Arts in 2015 from the Tshwane University of Technology in Pretoria.

FIAC Announces the Cancellation of its 2020 Edition
Article date: Wednesday, September 16, 2020

FIAC Announces the Cancellation of its 2020 Edition

It is with great disappointment that FIAC announces the cancellation of its 2020 edition, initially scheduled at the Grand Palais from October 22nd to 25th. This decision is the result of numerous and constant discussions between the organizers and its exhibitors, collectors, visitors and partners these past weeks.

Mohamed Bourouissa Wins the Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize 2020
Article date: Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Mohamed Bourouissa Wins the Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize 2020

Mohamed Bourouissa (b.1978) was announced as the 2020 winner of the prestigious £30,000 prize via a special online presentation hosted by The Photographers’ Gallery.

Last Chance to See: Dorothea Lange Words & Pictures at MoMA
Article date: Monday, September 14, 2020

Last Chance to See: Dorothea Lange Words & Pictures at MoMA

Toward the end of her life, Dorothea Lange (1895–1965) reflected, “All photographs—not only those that are so called 'documentary’...can be fortified by words.” Lange paid sharp attention to the human condition, conveying stories of everyday life through her photographs and the voices they drew in. Dorothea Lange: Words & Pictures brings iconic works from the collection together with less seen photographs, from her landmark photobook An American Exodus to projects on criminal justice reform.

Another Van Gogh Painting Joins the Noord Brabants Museum Collection
Article date: Sunday, September 13, 2020

Another Van Gogh Painting Joins the Noord Brabants Museum Collection

Het Noordbrabants Museum has once again expanded its ever-growing collection of works by Vincent van Gogh. The museum recently acquired an 1885 portrait of a woman from the Nuenen area via Christie’s London. The purchase was funded by the BankGiro Lottery, private individuals, and companies.

Tupac by Chi Modu at Sotheby's Hip Hop Sale
Article date: Sunday, September 13, 2020

Tupac by Chi Modu at Sotheby's Hip Hop Sale


Colombian Curator José Roca Appointed as Artistic Director of the 23d Biennale of Sydney (2022)
Article date: Friday, September 11, 2020

Colombian Curator José Roca Appointed as Artistic Director of the 23d Biennale of Sydney (2022)

After an extensive international search, the Biennale of Sydney is delighted to announce Colombian curator José Roca as the Artistic Director of the 23rd Biennale of Sydney, which will take place 12 March – 13 June 2022.

Photographer Rineke Dijkstra Wins Johannes Vermeer Award 2020
Article date: Thursday, September 10, 2020

Photographer Rineke Dijkstra Wins Johannes Vermeer Award 2020

The Johannes Vermeer Award 2020, the Dutch state prize for the arts, is awarded to Rineke Dijkstra by Ingrid van Engelshoven, Minister of Education, Culture and Science. The jury, chaired by Andrée van Es, unanimously nominated her for the award. Rineke Dijkstra receives the award because of her iconic contribution to photography. According to the jury report, she is ‘the queen of Dutch portraiture’. The presentation ceremony will take place on Thursday 29 October 2020 in the Ridderzaal in The Hague.

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