Shortlist Announced for the 2017 Young Masters Art Prize, Young Masters Maylis Grand Ceramics Prize & Young Masters Emerging Woman Prize 2017
Young Masters Art Prize 2017
The Young Masters Art Prize, Young Masters Maylis Grand Ceramics Prize & the newly added Young Masters Emerging Woman Art Prize will be judged by three separate panels who award prizes during a ceremony in June 2017 at Gallery 8, 8 Duke Street, St. James. London.
All artists shortlisted for the Young Masters Art Prize and Young Masters Maylis Grand Ceramics Prize will be exhibited at Gallery 8 in St James’s, London in June 2017.
The Young Masters Art Prize, Winners & Runners up, will be selected by an independent judging panel, which includes some of the most well-known names in the art world including Charles Saumarez Smith, Nadja Swarovski and Janice Blackburn.
Young Masters Art Prize
In 2008, respected gallerist Cynthia Corbett had the idea of establishing the Young Masters Art Prize with the aim of celebrating artists who pay homage to the skill and traditions of the past; knowing that young artists today are not afraid, unlike their predecessors, to look back at art history and its lessons.
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In 2017 Young Masters will launch a patron’s programme, that will include artist’s talks, collector’s tours and an education programme in association with Artists’ Collecting Society (ACS)
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Carole Freeman is a painter of people and narrative pictures. Her practice consists of on-going bodies of work that combine clinical study, empathy, humour, and ironic juxtaposition with subject matter culled from life experience, world events, daily news, history, and…
Antonie Eikemans work conjures notions of alienation and recognition through the material of porcelain. Maidenly, fragile, airy and serene, Eikeman’s contemporary daily activities are brought to life, covered with swarming transfer decorations and adornments of gold leaf. Busts and figurines mobilise the…
“The public knowledge of Jeff Koons’s personal collecting of Old Masters, the mounting interest of contemporary collectors in visiting fairs like Maastricht, and the forthcoming Frieze Masters: I think there is a desire to look back—way back”
“The old has something to offer the new – the past has the important lesson to teach that skill is the great enabler. If you gain a skill you can say more and achieve more and be a more powerful artist”.