Tag: Art Prizes

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We all wanna be big, big stars

Claire Perry, from Babelgum Metropolis, an online TV channel dedicated to “art, urban culture and trends,” just sent an email announcing that they’re looking for “the globe’s best and edgiest artists” for a big art show in Times Square. Winners of the 2009 Metropolis Art Prize, chosen by arthouse fave […]

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Art21 awarded 2009 NEA grants

Art21 was awarded $100,000 to support development of educational activities and online resources for Art:21 Art in the Twenty-First Century, the public television series about contemporary visual art that presents intimate profiles of America’s artists and the contexts in which they work. They also received a $120,000 grant to support […]

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Maine painters awarded prizes in Biennial

At the members’ opening reception for the 2009 Portland Museum of Art Biennial last week, Purchase Prizes were awarded to three painters in the show. Recipients are Mary Aro for her paintings “Trailer Home on Polka Valley Road,” “Microwaves,” and “End of the Burn;” Julianna Swaney for her drawings “Wolfgirl,” […]