“Martell Artists of the Year”, launched by Martell, the world-famous cognac brand, has come to the ninth year since2004. Over the past eight years, 34 prominent artists working with a variety of mediums including painting, sculpture, and photography, have been recognized.
2012, “Martell Artists of the Year”will carry on recognizing distinguished artists. The grand awarding ceremony will be held in June in Today Art Museum. Meanwhile, the first stop of tour exhibition from titled artists will be unveiled; to provide Beijing art enthusiasts an opportunity to close appreciate masterpieces.
During the past three centuries, Martell, the oldest of all major cognac houses has long been connected to the art world while pursuing quality cognac. Martell appreciates innovative and independent spirit, and dedicates to support development of contemporary art with international culture exchange. The year of 2012 marks the centenary of Martell family's iconic product-Martell Cordon Bleu which recognized as a "Connoisseur's Choice". Martell will be always committed to supporting the contemporary artists, and hope to inspire them for an "eternal discovery".