(Excerpt from 'Future Generation Art Prize Goes To Venice For First Global Event' posted on Artlyst. Found here http://www.artlyst.com/articles/future-generation-art-prize-goes-to-venice-for-first-global-event)
The Future Generation Art Prize @ Venice presents the second edition of the first global art prize with 21 artists from almost all continents.
The Victor Pinchuk Foundation and Pinchuk Art Centre are presenting The Future Generation Art Prize in Venice in 2013. The exhibition includes the 21 artists, from 16 different countries, who were shortlisted in the second edition of the first global art prize for artists up to 35.
The exhibition is an official Collateral Event of the 55th International Art Exhibition - la Biennale di Venezia. It will be on view at the Palazzo Contarini Polignac (Venice, Italy) from May 29 till September 1, 2013. Opening hours: 10:00 – 18:00 daily (Mondays off).
The 21 independent artists’ statements include among others the Winner of the Main Prize, British artist Lynette Yiadom-Boakye and the 5 winners of the Special Prize: Jonathas de Andrade (Brazil), Micol Assael (Italy), Ahmet Ögüt (Turkey), Rayyane Tabet (Lebanon), and Marwa Arsanios (Lebanon).
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