01 Jun 2010
Shanghai:Contemporary painting prize 2010
For the first time the John Moores Contemporary Painting Prize will launch outside of Liverpool in Shanghai, China 2010. This collaboration with China and Shanghai, Liverpool’ sister city will be an exciting move. John Moores Contemporary Painting Prize is the UK’s best-known painting competition for contemporary art, with a history of over 50 years.
John Moores (Shanghai) Contemporary Painting Prize will form part of the Biennial Festival of contemporary art of painting in China. The cooperation between Chinese and British contemporary art, will open up a brand new model for Chinese contemporary art and the norms of academia as a new paradigm.
John Moores (Shanghai) will maintain the British Contemporary Prize's model and concept, sponsored by the British John Moores Foundation, co-organized by Shanghai University Fine Arts College, Liverpool Biennial, UK , and Shanghai Gallery of art@Three on the bund and a number of art institutions to co-formed. John Moores (Shanghai) wishes to reach a wider audience as possible, to ensure this, there will be no entry fee for Chinese painters wishing to enter the competition.
Source: British Council
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