The HUGO BOSS PRIZE, launched in 1996 together with the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, honors international contemporary artists. It is now one of the art world’s most recognized awards. The award ceremony takes place every two years and this year is celebrating its tenth anniversary.
In November, the international jury will reveal the winner of the prestigious HUGO BOSS PRIZE 2014. The excitement is mounting! In fall, the international jury of the prestigious HUGO BOSS PRIZE will reveal which artist will be awarded the coveted title.
The five finalists of the HUGO BOSS PRIZE 2014:
Paul Chan (*1973 Hong Kong)[tps_footer][/tps_footer]
The New York-based artist focuses on a broad range of mediums including video art, animated projections and community-based performance projects as well as charcoal drawing.
Sheela Gowda (*1957 Bhadravati, India)
The Indian artist lives in Bangalore. Her work includes paintings as well as sculptures and installations, and she often uses unusual materials that are closely related to Indian culture, such as spices, hair, or gold leaf.
Camille Henrot (*1978 Paris)
The French artist and filmmaker is based in Paris and New York. In her videos and animated films, she raises questions about the history of civilization and technology. Her contribution to the Venice Biennale was awarded with the Silver Lion.
Hassan Khan (*1975 London)
The Egyptian artist lives and works in Cairo. In his interdisciplinary work he focuses on historical and cultural issues. Communication, language and gesture play an important role.
Charline von Heyl (*1960 Mainz)
The German artist now lives and works in New York. She works primarily with abstract paintings as well as works on paper and prints.
Take a look at the artwork below: