2012 John Moores Painting Prize and Critics Awards
Jun 20, 2012 Wednesday 15:00
1F, Associate Mission Building (Shanghai 169 Yuanmingyuan Road)
2012 John Moores Painting Prize and Critics Awards Press Conference
at Rockbund Art Museum
2012 John Moores Painting Prize (China) as the sister campaign of John Moores Painting Prize in UK follows the success of the 2010 first session. June 20th, the opening of 2012 John Moores Painting Prize Exhibition will show 64 finalists at Shanghai Oil Painting and Sculpture Institute Art Museum.
Meanwhile, John Moores Exhibition Trust presents the first John Moores Critcis Awards in Shanghai. The Awards open to individuals who are interested in art critics, to recognize outstanding critical writing, both in English and Chinese, on painting. The Award Committee members include: AICA (International Association of Art Critics), ROCKBUND ART MUSEUM, Shanghai University, Liverpool John Moores University, chaired by Henry Meyric Hughes. The Awards is co-organized by British Council, Liverpool Biennale and John Moores Exhibition Trust and sponsored by DSL Collection. The 2012 Awards Judges are: Sam Thorne, Marjorie Allthorpe-Guyton, Hsiangling Lai, David Batchelor, Yan Gong, Minglu Gao.
The conference will review the background and finalists of the painting prize, and prospect the Critics Awards.
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Free admission, No need for reservation.