Art prizes are shifting – and the charge is being led by under 40s — Artshub

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— by Gina Fairley: What do a taxidermy giraffe, electro-merged textiles, and a flotilla of shields say about contemporary art making now? The finalists in Australia’s richest prize for young artists offer a hint.

The finalists for the second edition of the Ramsay Art Prize — Australia’s richest prize for contemporary artists under 40 years of age, presented by the Art Gallery of South Australia (AGSA) — were announced today. What is unique about the Ramsay Art Prize is that is it not genre or material specific; that is, an artist can enter anything produced in the last 12 months…

Image courtesy of Julia Deville, Sophie Gannon Gallery and Jan Murphy Gallery

April 29, 2019


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