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Marcel Duchamp Prize 2018: Clément Cogitore

The jury of the new edition of the French prestigious contemporary art prize awarded the 2018 Prix Marcel Duchamp to Clément Cogitore.

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Marcel Duchamp Prize 2018
Nominees: Mohamed Bourouissa, Clément Cogitore, Thu Van Tran, Marie Voignier
15.10.2018 - 06.01.2019

The four nominated artists for the 2018 Marcel Duchamp Prize:

Mohamed Bourouissa: born in 1978 in Blida, Algeria, lives and works in Paris, represented by: Galerie kamel mennour, Paris/London
Clément Cogitore: born in 1983 in Colmar, France, lives and works in Paris, represented by: Galerie Eva Hober, Paris and Reinhard Hauff Gallery, Stuttgart
Thu Van Tran: born in 1979 in Hô Chi Min-City, Vietnam, lives and works in Paris, represented by: Galerie Meessen De Clercq, Brussels
Marie Voignier: born in 1974 in Ris-Orangis, France, lives and works in Paris, represented by: Galerie Marcelle Alix, Paris

October 10, 2018 to January 6, 2019: group exhibition of the four artists in the Centre Pompidou
October 15, 2018: announcement of the winner

Curator for the Marcel Duchamp Prize exhibition in the Centre Pompidou: Marcella Lista

The four artists have been selected by a committee of the ADIAF’s collectors. The winner will be chosen by an international jury of collectors and directors of leading institutions. The announcement of the winning artist will be made in the Centre Pompidou on Monday, October 15, 2018.

International jury:
Bernard Blistène, Director of the Musée national d’art moderne, Centre Pompidou, Paris; Gilles Fuchs, Collector, President of the ADIAF; Jean-Claude Gandur, Collector, President of the Fondation Gandur for art; Maja Hoffmann, Collector, President of the Luma Foundation; Laurent Le Bon, President of the musée Picasso-Paris; Marina Loshak, Director of the Pushkin Fine Arts Museum, Moscow; Akemi Shiraha, Representing the Marcel Duchamp Association

A catalogue dedicated to the prize’s artists will be published by the ADIAF.

About the Marcel Duchamp Prize
Created by the ADIAF in 2000 to highlight the creative energy of the artists on the French artistic scene, every year the Marcel Duchamp Prize honours a winner from among four French artists or artists residing in France, working in the field of the plastic and visual arts. The ambition of this collector’s prize is to bring together the most innovative artists of their generation and help them develop their visibility in France and worldwide. Organized in partnership with the Centre Pompidou and endowed with the sum of 35,000 EUR for the winner, it is considered to be one of the most relevant vectors of information about contemporary art in France today and a top benchmark prize worldwide.

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