[artinfo] Last Call for Applications for the Second edition of the $100, 000 Future Generation Art Prize
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Last Call for Applications for the Second edition of the $100,000 Future
Generation Art Prize April 10th, 2012 *Application submission is closing on
May 6, 2012*
Application procedure for the second edition of the biannual Future
Generation Art Prize, launched by the Victor Pinchuk Foundation, is closing
on May 6, 2012. *Applications available online at the competition’s
The Prize is open to all artists up to the age of 35 with the aim of
acknowledging and giving long-term support to a future generation of
artists. The Prize is unique because of its global reach and highly
democratic form of application via the Internet.
The artists may apply with their work without any restrictions concerning
gender, nationality, race or artistic medium. Participants must fill in all
fields of the Application Form and upload a photo or video of between three
and seven of their artworks.
Since February 6, 2012, young artists from all continents, living in 97
countries, have applied for the second edition of the Future Generation Art
More than 50 international non-profit art organizations based in over than
38 countries support outreach to artists around the world as well as 100
correspondents engaging young artists under 35 from wherever they may live
The winner will be announced in December 2012, coinciding with an
exhibition of the shortlisted artists at the PinchukArtCentre in Kiev from
October 2012 to January 2013.
The Main Prize winner will receive a total of *$100,000*: $60,000 as a cash
award, and $40,000 toward the production of new work. An additional *
$20,000* will be allocated to fund artist-in-residency programmes for the
Special Prize winner.
*Damien Hirst, Jeff Koons, Andreas Gursky and Takashi Murakami* are Mentor
Artists for the Prize, providing advice and support for the winning artist.
Andreas Gursky will present an exhibition of his own works at the
PinchukArtCentre parallel to the shortlisted artists exhibition.
The panel of international jurors for the will be announced along with
names of 20 artists shortlisted for the Prize in June 2012. Mykyta Kadan,
the winner of the national PinchukArtCentre Prize 2011 will also
participate, bringing the maximum number of artists in the exhibition to 21.
A distinguished international Board oversees the Future Generation Art
Prize. In addition to chairman *Victor Pinchuk* and the four Mentor
Artists, the Board’s membership includes *Eli Broad*, *Dakis Joannou*, *Elton
John*, *Miuccia Prada* and art museum directors *Richard
Armstrong*(Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation and Museum),
*Glenn D. Lowry* (The Museum of Modern Art), *Alfred Pacquement* (Musée
nationale d’art moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou) and *Sir Nicholas
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