Artes Mundi Prize shortlist revealed
Ten artists from eight countries have been shortlisted for the sixth Artes Mundi Prize, Britain’s largest contemporary art prize. The winner is due to be announced on the 22nd of January 2015 and will be awarded £40,000. An exhibition of shortlisted artists will take place in Wales's National Museum of Art from 25 October 2014 - February 2015.
Carlos Bunga (Portugal), Karen Mirza and Brad Butler (UK), Omer Fast (Israel), Theaster Gates (USA), Sanja Iveković (Croatia), Ragnar Kjartansson (Iceland), Sharon Lockhart (USA), Renata Lucas (Brazil), Renzo Martens (The Netherlands).
|Renata Lucas, Matematica Rapida (Quick Mathematics), 2006Sidewalk with light posts and sapling ground constructed upon existent sidewalk. Aprox. 150 meters extension. Commissioned work for the 27th Bienal de Sao Paulo, Brazil|