Shortlist Prix de Rome Visual Arts 2021 announced
The international jury of the Prix de Rome has selected four artists for the shortlist of the Prix de Rome Visual Arts 2021. The nominees are: Mercedes Azpilicueta, Alexis Blake, Silvia Martes and Coralie Vogelaar. This was announced by the Mondriaan Fund, which organises and finances the Prix de Rome award.
The Prix de Rome is the oldest Dutch award for visual artists below the age of 40. The purpose of the award is to encourage talented visual artists to develop and increase their visibility. The Mondriaan Fund is responsible for the award. For Prix de Rome 2021 the Mondriaan Fund will collaborate once again with the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam.The exhibition at the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam will be open to the public from November 13, 2021 until March 2022 and presents new work by the nominated artists: Mercedes Azpilicueta, Alexis Blake, Silvia Martes en Coralie Vogelaar. The publication will be published by Jap Sam Books.