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Diputació of Tarragona 2014 Art Biennial 37th Tapiró Painting Award - 35th Julio Antonio Sculpture Award

Museu d'Art Modern de la Diputació de Tarragona

11/07/2014

Biennal

11 July 2014, 7,30pm
Award Ceremony and Official Opening of the Diputació of Tarragona 2014 Art Biennial
37th Tapiró Painting Award - 35th Julio Antonio Sculpture Award

Every two years, the Diputació of Tarragona holds the Tapiró Painting and Julio Antonio Sculpture Awards as part of the Art Biennial, which aims to promote creativity and research in painting and sculpture. The award is open to all artists resident in Spain.

This competition, which was first held in 1944, has become a shop window, in which art lovers have been able to review artistic creation over a period of more than sixty years.

The award is a double one: a cash prize of 6,000 € for each category and the opportunity to stage an individual exhibition in the temporary exhibition hall of the Museum of Modern Art of Tarragona with the publication of the corresponding catalogue, within a maximum period of two years from the prize award. If the jury considers it appropriate, it may award a second prize of 3,000 € in each category and an Honorary Mention without a financial prize.

The Diputació de Tarragona Art Biennial has achieved renowned prestige and numerous artists compete for the award, which rewards innovation and quality in the content.

The jury of the 2014 edition, chaired by Albert Vallvé Navarro, Chairman of the Culture Committee of the Diputació of Tarragona, was made up of Mercè Alsina, art critic and Secretary of Associació Catalana de Crítics d'Art; Glòria Picazo, Director of La Panera, in Lleida;  Àlvar Calvet, artist and lecturer at the Diputació of Tarragona School of Art and Design; Àngel Pomerol, artist and winner of the 36th Julio Antonio Sculpture at the 2012 Art Biennial, and Rosa M. Ricomà Vallhonrat, Director of the Museum of Modern Art of the Diputació and Pilar Casas Rom, Head of the Culture Department of the same Institution.

In this edition, prizes were awarded to:


37TH JULIO ANTONIO SCULPTURE AWARD

First prize



2nd prize

Honorary Mentions


39TH TAPIRÓ PAINTING AWARD

First prize


2nd prize


Honorary Mentions