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UK New Year’s Honours 2021: awards for artists Michael Landy and Denzil Forrester

Former Tate Britain chief Stephen Deuchar is knighted; curator Lesley Fitton and ceramicist Jennifer Lee also recognised

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New art prize allows London's National Gallery to tour Dutch masterpiece around UK

Tech entrepreneur Frédéric Jousset wants to shake up long-standing museum models through the ambitious award

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Exiled Kurdish artist—who smuggled paintings from her Turkish jail cell—wins inaugural Carol Rama Award

Zehra Doğan was imprisoned for nearly three years under terrorism charges for work of art shared on Twitter

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‘Prison is boring as hell’: Sarah Lucas on isolation and judging art by inmates

The artist speaks about her role in judging the Koestler Awards for art made by UK prisoners and the importance of creativity in confinement

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Martin Bailey—The Art Newspaper's correspondent—awarded MBE in Queen’s Birthday Honours list

Other art world honourees include painter Frank Bowling; Artist Support Pledge founder Matthew Burrows; and Sally Shaw, the director of Firstsite in Colchester

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Cameroonian curator Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung awarded Berlin's highest state award

Ndikung, who founded Berlin art space SAVVY Contemporary, dedicated The Order of Merit of Berlin award to the "displaced people of Anglophone Cameroon"

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French tech entrepreneur funds new €150,000 award for European cultural institutions focused on 'digital and environmental impact'

Public and private European organisations—including UK and Switzerland— are encouraged to apply before the deadline later this month

Venice Biennale awards Golden Lions to the late curators Okwui Enwezor and Germano Celant

Honour bestowed on four previous artistic directors of the international exhibition

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UK New Year’s Honours 2020: awards for ceramicist Magdalene Odundo and artist David Shrigley

Turner prize winner Steve McQueen made a knight; museum chief Tim Marlow and curator Ann Gallagher also recognised

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Hepworth Wakefield to stage 'long overdue' survey of Hannah Starkey with £100,000 Freelands Award

Show comes "at an exciting moment" as the photographer is reassessing her art in light of recent political events, museum's director says

Trump awards National Medal of Arts for the first time since taking office

But not a single visual artist is on the list of honourees, which were reportedly chosen without regard to the nominating council's recommendations

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Shortlist for Hugo Boss Prize is announced

Whoever wins will receive $100,000, an exhibition at the Guggenheim, and a stamp of approval from one of the world's most prestigious awards

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Torkwase Dyson wins Studio Museum’s Joyce Alexander Wein Artist Prize

She is the fourteenth artist to win the award, joining a roster including Simone Leigh, Leslie Hewitt, and Lorna Simpson.

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Sotheby's Prize awarded to two exhibitions exploring indigenous Brazilian cultures

The $250,000 prize money will be shared between several São Paulo organisations

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Doris Salcedo wins world’s largest contemporary art prize of $1m

Nomura Art Award enables Colombian artist to create Acts of Mourning works in remote regions

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Ikon Gallery wins £125,000 grant to put on 'dream' show of overlooked Renaissance master Carlo Crivelli

Birmingham institution is first recipient of new Ampersand Foundation Award that enables UK museums to realise a major project

St Fagans National Museum of History wins Art Fund Museum of the Year award

The Cardiff museum is the first Welsh winner of the £100,000 prize, beating other finalists including V&A Dundee and Pitt Rivers Museum

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UK New Year’s Honours 2019: artists awarded include Sonia Boyce, Gillian Wearing, Tacita Dean and Alison Wilding

Museum professionals recognised include Ian Blatchford, director of the Science Museum group, who is made a knight

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Cerith Wyn Evans wins 2018 Hepworth Prize for Sculpture

New £30,000 award goes to the established Welsh artist who has “moved into new territory”

Tate acquires four works at Frieze London’s VIP opening

Contemporary Art Society buys Kehinde Wiley film for The Box in Plymouth, while first Camden Arts Centre Emerging Artist prizewinner is also announced

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Freelands Foundation powers UK non-profits with £1.5m cash boost for emerging artists

Founder Elisabeth Murdoch’s appointment to Arts Council England governing body cleared by commissioner

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New Year’s Honours 2018: land art trailblazer Richard Long is made a knight

Other recipients include the gallerists Jane Hamlyn and Victoria Miro

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Thirty-year wait for Turner catalogue almost over?

The Tate says all detailed entries will be available online by 2014, but critics fear loss of scholarship

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An interview with Anahita Razmi, winner of the Frieze Art Fair's Emdash Award '11

How a 12-screen video installation on show at Frieze was filmed despite Iran’s strict regime