Young V&A wins UK Art Fund Museum of the Year prize

The prize rewards a space for children that “will cement museums as places they belong and feel welcome as they grow up, regardless of their background”


Artists Christi Belcourt, Joe Average and bill bissett receive one of Canada’s highest honours

The artists—and pop star Avril Lavigne—were among 83 new appointees to the Order of Canada

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As winner of renamed ABS Digital Art Prize is announced, have we reached a turning point for conversations around NFTs and culture?

Geneva-based RVig, who was awarded the prize for a piece inspired by Baudelaire, is hoping for a more nuanced understanding of what NFTs bring to the art world


Finalists for Canada’s top art prize, the Sobey Art Award, revealed

From an initial field of 30 nominees, a shortlist of just six artists is now competing for the prize


Queen Sonja of Norway calls art a ‘unifying force in turbulent times’

The monarch was speaking at her biannual printmaking award ceremony, where Anselm Kiefer received a lifetime achievement award


Artist Sable Elyse Smith wins $200,000 Suzanne Deal Booth and Flag Art Foundation Prize

In addition to the prize money, the interdisciplinary artist will receive a solo show that debuts at The Contemporary Austin in Texas, then travels to the Flag Art Foundation in New York


South African artist wins prestigious photo prize for 'risk-taking' Apartheid work

Lebohang Kganye was selected for the Deutsche Börse award for her exhibition shown last year in Amsterdam


Pool of artists vying for Canada’s top art prize expands with addition of new regional category

Thirty artists are nominated for the Sobey Art Award this year, with the total purse for the award growing to C$465,000


Young V&A makes shortlist for UK museum of the year prize

The shortlist of five for Art Fund's ₤120,000 award also includes the Craven Museum, Dundee Contemporary Arts, the National Portrait Gallery and the Manchester Museum


Artists including Nicholas Galanin, Lorraine O’Grady and Park McArthur win Guggenheim Fellowships

The 28 visual artists who are now Guggenheim Fellows will receive between $30,000 and $60,000 to realise specific projects


$500,000 Getty Prize grant goes to juvenile justice non-profit the Arts for Healing and Justice Network

Artist Mark Bradford said he picked AHJN for the grant because of its work to "transform young people’s lives through the power of arts education”


Ghanaian artist Ibrahim Mahama wins inaugural Sam Gilliam Award

The prize, established by Dia Art Foundation and the Sam Gilliam Foundation, comes with a $75,000 gift and public programme at Dia


Ten artists receive €100,000 as winners of Chanel Next Prize 2024

The second edition of the biennial award, which acknowledges practitioners across art, film, theatre and more, also grants two years of mentorship and inclusion in a global networking programme


Curator Naomi Beckwith awarded the $50,000 David C. Driskell Prize

The Guggenheim curator is being recognised for her outstanding contribution to the field of African American art


Eight artists and curators receive Canada’s Governor General’s Award

This year’s winners of the prestigious Canadian honour include the Inuk artist Shuvinai Ashoona and Saskatchewan-based curator Michelle Jacques


Textile artist Gary Tyler wins 2024 Frieze Los Angeles Impact Prize

The artist, who was wrongfully incarcerated for almost 42 years, will receive $25,000 and a solo stand at this year’s edition of the fair

Colombian artist Daniel Otero Torres wins French art prize

CPGA-Etant donnés Prize is awarded to artists either from or working in France


Akinsanya Kambon wins Hammer Museum’s $100,000 Mohn Award

The prize, plus two others of $25,000 each, are given to artists participating in the museum’s “Made in LA” biennial


Inaugural $100,000 Sfer Ik Award will support creation of AI-powered habitat for bats

The winning artist, Antoine Bertin, will develop "The Bat Cloud" during a two-month residency in the Mayan jungle

Jesse Darling wins the 2023 Turner Prize for work reflecting a dystopian Britain

The Berlin-based artist was nominated for shows at London’s Camden Art Centre and Modern Art Oxford


Mark Bradford wins $500,000 Getty Prize

As stipulated in the award's new rules, the Los Angeles-based abstract artist will donate the money to a non-profit of his choosing


‘Black American confidence is really powerful to me’: Garrett Bradley on the role of transparency and music in her filmmaking

The winner of the 2023 Eye Art & Film Prize also discusses the challenge of eliciting a “360-degree experience” and her interest in Italian new wave cinema


Inuvialuk artist Kablusiak wins Canada’s top art prize

The 2023 Sobey Art Award went to the Calgary-based artist, who is known for her wide-ranging, multidisciplinary approach that incorporates and reimagines Inuk traditions


Ithra Art Prize worth up to $500,000 awarded to Saudi artist Obaid Alsafi

Palm trunk work located in AlUla addresses environmental issues


‘No strings attached’ £60,000 Hamlyn awards given to five artists including Helen Cammock

Ten cultural figures in total are garlanded by the Paul Hamlyn Foundation

Anna Maria Maiolino and Nil Yalter awarded Venice Biennale’s Golden Lion for lifetime achievement

The itinerant lives of the Brazilian and Turkish artists chime with the theme of his central exhibition next year


Oscar-nominated director Garrett Bradley wins 2023 Art & Film prize

The artist and filmmaker will receive $30,000 to put towards a new work


Dia Art Foundation launches $75,000 art award named for late artist Sam Gilliam

The prize, made possible by a gift from Gilliam’s estate, will be given out annually for ten years starting in 2024

Tate, Fitzwilliam and Arts Council scoop up works at Frieze

Plus, the winners of prominent young and emerging artist prizes have been revealed


Artists Dyani White Hawk and María Magdalena Campos-Pons among winners of 2023 MacArthur ‘genius grants'

Each MacArthur fellow receives $800,000 in unrestricted funds, making it one of the most important prizes available to artists