Juergen Teller will be honored at the International Center for Photography's 34th Infinity Awards. Since 1985, the ICP Infinity Awards have recognized major contributions and emerging talent in the fields of photojournalism, art, fashion photography, and publishing. All proceeds from the Infinity Awards benefit ICP’s full range of programs, including exhibitions, collections, community outreach, scholarships, and the ICP School.
Museum Haus Konstruktiv and Zurich Insurance Group Ltd are very pleased to announce the eleventh winner of the internationally renowned Zurich Art Prize: in 2018, this art prize goes to South African artist Robin Rhode. The prize sum of CHF 100,000 consists of a CHF 80,000 budget for the production of a solo exhibition at Museum Haus Konstruktiv and CHF 20,000 in prize money.
Lehmann Maupin is pleased to share that Kader Attia has been awarded the sixth Joan Miró Prize. The prize, which is awarded by Fundació Joan Miró and Obra Social "la Caixa," is one of the most prestigious and generous contemporary art awards in the world.
Lehmann Maupin is pleased to share that Do Ho Suh is the recipient of the Ho-Am Prize for The Arts. Established in 1990, the Prize is presented each year to individuals who have contributed to academics, the arts, and social development, or who have furthered the welfare of humanity through distinguished accomplishments in their respective professional fields. The Prize for The Arts encompasses broad areas of arts activities including literature, music, painting, design, dance, and theater. The Prize is awarded to people of Korean heritage who have contributed to the enrichment of culture and arts for humankind. Do Ho Suh is a world-renowned contemporary artist showcasing works that explore the universality of the world while appreciating aesthetic aspects unique to Korea in the form of sculpture, visual and installation arts, and other diverse media.
The Claire & Edoardo Villa Will Trust has honored Nicholas Hlobo as the inaugural recipient of the VILLA Extraordinary Award for Sculpture. This generous award acknowledges exceptional achievement in the field of sculpture by a South African artist and empowers the continuing practice of the recipient through an agreed program. The Claire and Edoardo Villa Will Trust fulfills the artist’s legacy to perpetuate and enhance his name and reputation and to support deserving South African artists.
The awards ceremony for the 10th Award of Art China was held in Jianfu Palace in Beijing’s Forbidden City on May 16, 2016. The AAC, now in its tenth year, and two years into major reforms, carried out this year’s selection according to the theme of “The Contemporary in History,” seeking out the unique logic and value of contemporary art in the confluence of history and the contemporary, global and Chinese, inside and outside, in hopes of rediscovering the contemporary within a historical vision.