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Photographer and historian Deborah Willis receives $200,000 prize from Crystal Bridges Museum

Willis is a photographer, author and curator whose work illuminates cultural histories of Blackness

Effects of war on young Ukrainian artists exposed in PinchukArtCentre Prize exhibition

Contemporary art prize, held in Kyiv, shows images of conflict and ideas for post-war reconstruction by 18 shortlisted artists aged 35 and under

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Divya Mehra wins Canada’s top art prize, the Sobey Art Award

The Winnipeg-born artist’s work spans many media and often incorporates humour all the while addressing issues of identity, repatriation and cultural consumption

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Future of ArtPrize, the biggest contemporary art contest in the US, uncertain after board disbands

The hugely popular contest also awarded major monies, with the winning artist taking home $250,000 most years

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Pioneering photo-conceptualist Ian Wallace wins one of Canada’s top art prizes

The Audain Prize, awarded to the province of British Columbia’s most distinguished artists, comes with C$100,000 cash

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Cauleen Smith and Vanessa German receive $250,000 Heinz Prize

The unrestricted prize recognises important contributions to the artistic, environmental and economic sectors

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American artist Senga Nengudi wins $100,000 Nasher Prize for sculpture

The artist will have a career-spanning exhibition at Dia Beacon next year that will be on view long-term

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Ai Weiwei and museum architects Sanaa win £100,000 Praemium Imperiale art prizes

The annual award, under the patronage of Japan’s Imperial Family, spans five categories including painting, sculpture and architecture

Jailed Cuban artist receives €50,000 inaugural Prince Claus Impact award

Luis Manuel Otero Alcántara is one of six artists to be honoured by the Dutch NGO

Canadian foundation will give more than $150,000 to artists of Ukrainian heritage

The Hnatyshyn Foundation will confer awards to ten displaced Ukrainian artists and ten Canadian artists of Ukrainian descent

Emerging British artist Abbas Zahedi wins 2022 Frieze Artist Award

He will create a large installation for the upcoming Frieze London fair, bringing together a public waiting area and support space

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A basket woven from horsehair wins the 2022 Loewe Foundation Craft Prize in Seoul

The world's most lucrative craft prize was awarded to Korean weaver Dahye Jeong, who was selected by a jury including ceramicist Magdalene Odundo

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Artist Yto Barrada wins the $106,000 Queen Sonja Print Award

The prestigious printmaking prize was founded by the Norwegian monarch

Colombian gallery repeats as Frieze stand prize winner

The Bogotá- and New York-based gallery Instituto de Visión walked away with the award for the second consecutive year

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Deana Lawson wins the Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize 2022

The US photographer has been awarded the £30,000 prize for her “sheer inventiveness and complexity of her approach to image making”

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From migration to Minecraft: shortlist for UK's Art Fund Museum of the Year 2022 is announced

Institutions in the running include Tŷ Pawb in Wrexham and Horniman Museum and Gardens in London

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Contemporary drag and fruity sculpture: Turner Prize 2022 shortlist announced

Exhibition for the award returns to Tate Liverpool this October after a 15-year hiatus

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SJ Norman wins Australia's Blake Prize for diptych of scarification ritual

The prize recognises a live performance in which the artist was slashed 147 times, addressing the disproportionate incarceration and custody deaths of First Nations people

Artist Faye HeavyShield receives one of Canada’s top art prizes

HeavyShield, who received the C$75,000 award from the Gershon Iskowitz Foundation and the Art Gallery of Ontario, creates Minimalist sculptures and installations

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Painter Oscar Yi Hou receives third annual UOVO prize

The $25,000 prize includes a solo exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum and a public commission for the exterior of the UOVO warehouse in Bushwick

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Afghan artist wins $100,000 prize for video that reflects on life amid never-ending conflicts

Ukraine's PinchukArtCentre awards Aziz Hazara the Future Generation Art Prize 2021 for his five-channel film installation depicting children in Kabul

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Winners of $450,000 Moscow Art Prize announced

The lucrative award is divided between 16 recipients and funded by the Moscow city government

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Sanford Biggers and Tanya Aguiñiga win $250,000 Heinz award

The prize recognises the artists for their ‘unflinching’ examination of present-day issues

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Marina Abramovic receives Spain's most prestigious culture prize

The performance artist was awarded the Princess of Asturias award for the arts (laureate)

Italian photographer dropped from prize after accusations he identified rape survivors in India without consent

By publishing full names alongside images, Marco Gualazzini stands accused of breaking child protection laws and putting his subjects in danger

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Inaugural Oberlander Prize goes to landscape architect

Julie Bargmann wins the $100,000 award, which recognises her focus on advancing urban regeneration in marginalised communities

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Bradford, Southampton and the county of Cornwall make the UK City of Culture 2025 longlist

But Banksy ‘spraycation’ towns are eliminated from the competition

New Museum announces sculpture award for women artists

Five artists will be commissioned to create sculptures for the museum’s public plaza when its expansion is complete