Magazine article Art Monthly


Magazine article Art Monthly


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The progressive Paul Hamlyn Foundation Awards for Artists, which over 25 years have supported more than 100 artists to the collective tune of [pounds sterling]4m, have this year been awarded to Ed Atkins (Profile AM344), Pavel Buchler, Andy Holden, Elizabeth Price (Interview AM326) and Lis Rhodes (Interview AM354). Each artist receives [pounds sterling]50,000 over three years with no obligation on the artist's part. This year's judges were Tate Modern's Achim Borchardt-Hume, Nottingham Contemporary's Alex Farquharson, artist Ryan Gander (Interview AM351) and the Showroom's Emily Pethick, and the group was chaired by director of Frith Street Gallery and chair of the Paul Hamlyn Foundation, Jane Hamlyn.

The Contemporary Art Society's Annual Award, known as Commission to Collect, has been won by Berlin-based Austrian artist Oliver Laric in conjunction with The Collection and Usher Gallery in Lincoln. The [pounds sterling]60,000 prize enables the gallery to commission a new work from Laric, which will see 3D scans of the museum's collection being used to generate Allan McCollum-esque surrogate versions of the artefacts, with the entire project itself becoming part of the organisation's collection.

Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art has won the arts category of the annual National Lottery Awards, which is decided by public vote. The award is primarily a mark of recognition and prestige, although it does come with [pounds sterling]2,000 prize money attached. Watch the ceremony on BBC One 8 December.


The 2012 Film London Jarman Award has been given to James Richards, who collects [pounds sterling]10,000 and a commission for Channel 4.

The biennial Young Masters Art Prize has been won by photographer Lottie Davies, who collects [pounds sterling]5,000. …

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