AUDEMARS PIGUET AWARD FOR THE CREATION OF A WORK OF ART
Audemars Piguet announces the VII Award for the Creation of a Work of Art, endowed with 15,000 euros for the production of a piece that will be exhibited in the brand’s space at ARCOmadrid 2019.
The award, open to galleries participating in the next edition of the fair, will recognise the creation of a work that embodies the spirit of Audemars Piguet, based on this occasion on “Complexity and precision”.
Candidacies will be examined by a jury comprising a selection of eminent artworld professionals. Finally, the winner will be announced in the second fortnight of November 2018, at which point the artist will undertake their commitment to produce the work.
ILLY SUSTAINART AWARD
ARCOmadrid 2019 will host the XII edition of the illy SustainArt award, which recognises the work of Latin American artists born after 1970 and coming from coffee-producing countries.
During the Fair, a jury made up of personalities from the world of contemporary art will acknowledge the winner who will receive an award of 15,000 euro.
CERVEZAS ALHAMBRA AWARD FOR EMERGING ART
For the third year, ARCOmadrid will host the Cervezas Alhambra Award For Emerging Art, a prize that mobilises the best emerging artists on the national scene to create original works based on the brand spirit.
Elena Alonso, Gabriel Pericàs, Asunción Molinos, Patricia Gómez / María Jesús González and Mònica Planes are the finalists selected by the committee of experts to give shape to their works within a mentorship programme and with the collaboration of consolidated artisans. The project will culminate with the exhibition of the five works in the Cervezas Alhambra space and the winner will be announced at ARCOmadrid 2019.
The Cervzas Alhambra Award for Emerging Art reveals the special bond between the brand and art and crafts through its support of creators who incorporate craftsmanship with a modern twist into their art, with La Alhambra and Granada as their inspiration.
BEEP AWARD FOR ELECTRONIC ART
The BEEP Award for Electronic Art celebrates its thirteenth edition at ARCOmadrid 2019. This award, that seeks to promote the research, production and exhibition of art related to the new technologies or electronic art, will reward one of the works exhibited at the Fair.
Announced during ARCOmadrid by a jury made up of professionals from the art scene and with an endowment of 15,000 euro, it aims to drive the creation of art associated with technology and to foster communication between the manufacturers and creators of technology and the creating artists.
For the fifth year, ARCOmadrid will present the Opening Award, distinguishing the best stand of this section. A jury of Spanish and foreign curators and professionals will choose the best space from among the galleries participating in Opening, to which it will return the cost of its stand at the Fair.
FUNDACIÓN HAN NEFKENS ARCO AWARD 2019
The Fundación Han Nefkens ARCO Award presents its second edition in ARCOmadrid 2019. A prize involving the production of a video art work that on this occasion draws on the symbolic title of the work of Félix-González Torres, ‘Perfect Lovers’. Taking this poetic title as a starting point, the winning artists will produce an artwork which will be included in the Fundación Han Nefkens collection and will be shown during ARCOmadrid.