Artes Mundi

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What's the point of art prizes?

The trend for awards to be shared among all the shortlisted artists reflects the current political climate, but it might be time to do away with them all together

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Everyone’s a winner: Artes Mundi 9 prize awarded to all six nominees

Firelei Báez, Dineo Seshee Bopape, Meiro Koizumi, Beatriz Santiago Muñoz, Prabhakar Pachpute and Carrie Mae Weems each win £10,000 in latest example of award-sharing

Harrowing film on Japanese war-time atrocities in China is among shortlisted works on show in UK's biggest art prize

Powerful work by Japanese artist Meiro Koizumi is on show alongside five other artists in Cardiff's Artes Mundi award

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From Bridgerton vibes to fantastical fireworks: here are the best arty staycation spots in the UK

Summer is coming! And with a cultural cornucopia of delights to enjoy here at home who needs to holiday abroad anyway?

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As 2021 beckons.... I crave new art in the new year more than ever

With talk of vaccines dominating the airwaves, a return to regular contact with the latest works and upcoming artists may be on the horizon

UK’s largest art award Artes Mundi postponed until 2021 due to coronavirus

Challenge of transporting works and artists means £40,000 prize now scheduled for spring next year

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Shortlist announced for Artes Mundi 9, the UK's biggest contemporary art prize

Artists in the running for the £40,000 award include Carrie Mae Weems, Dineo Seshee Bopape and Beatriz Santiago Muñoz

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Thai filmmaker Apichatpong Weerasethakul wins £40,000 Artes Mundi prize

His film Invisibility is a nuanced examination of political corruption and restrictions on free speech

In pictures: UK’s biggest art prize Artes Mundi brings international politics to Wales

Among the works on show are an exploration of the steel industry and its workers, a film about Jean Genet and the Black Panthers, and a close look at military bases and satellites

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Shortlist for Artes Mundi 8—the largest art prize in the UK—announced

Artists in the running for the £40,000 prize include Trevor Paglen and Otobong Nkanga