Shortlist Announced for Second The Hepworth Prize for Sculpture

Thursday, March 22, 2018
Shortlist Announced for Second The Hepworth Prize for Sculpture

On Thursday 22 March, The Hepworth Wakefield announced the five artists nominated for the second The Hepworth Prize for Sculpture.

On Thursday 22 March, The Hepworth Wakefield announced the five artists nominated for the second The Hepworth Prize for Sculpture.

The £30,000 biennial award recognises a British or UK-based artist of any age, at any stage in their career, who has made a significant contribution to the development of contemporary sculpture.

The artists nominated are:

Michael Dean
Mona Hatoum
Phillip Lai
Magali Reus
Cerith Wyn Evans

The shortlist was selected by a panel of nominators comprising Martin Clark (Director, Camden Arts Centre), Sarah Brown (Senior Curator, Leeds Art Gallery), Margot Heller (Director, South London Gallery) and Helen Legg (Director, Spike Island and recently announced as Director of Tate Liverpool) together with Andrew Bonacina, Chief Curator at The Hepworth Wakefield and chaired by the gallery’s Director, Simon Wallis.

The finalists will present their work in an exhibition at The Hepworth Wakefield that will run from the 26 October 2018 until 20 January 2019. The winner of the second Hepworth Prize for Sculpture will be announced at an awards dinner in November 2018.

The Hepworth Prize for Sculpture 2018 is supported by: David Liddiment, Stuart & Trish Fletcher and Mtec.

Magali Reus, Arbroath Smokie, 2016. © Magali Reus. Courtesy The Approach, London. Photo: Plastiques

 

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