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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

Lubaina Himid creates work for UK government collection inspired by climate change and Black Lives Matter

Turner Prize-winning artist wins the annual Robson Orr TenTen Award, with 15 copies of the print going on display in official buildings

‘Excellence in Essex’: Firstsite wins Art Fund Museum of the Year 2021

The small contemporary art organisation was awarded the £100,000 prize for its work during the pandemic and engagement with the local community

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'India is an example of fascism unchecked': Jameel Prize-nominated activist Sofia Karim on her samosa packets of solidarity

The London-based artist's Turbine Bagh project shines light on human rights abuses across South Asia

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James Turrell and Sebastião Salgado among international recipients of £400,000 Japanese art prize

Japan Art Association drew up the all-male winners list for award dubbed ‘Nobel Prize for the Arts’

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Sculptor Nairy Baghramian awarded 2022 Nasher Prize

The $100,000 award for sculpture recognises the Berlin-based artist's evocative explorations of the body through sculpture

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Sung Tieu's film on sonic warfare, nausea and the legacy of the Cold War wins 2021 Frieze Artist Award

The Berlin-based artist will have a solo booth with Emalin at the London fair

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Winner of 25th Deutsche Börse prize announced

Chinese artist Cao Fei's Serpentine exhibition Blueprints recognised as prophesying the effects of the pandemic

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Winners of the Russian Art Focus Prize announced at Viennacontemporary

The British journalist Theo Merz won “best publication” and writing collective Agitatsia won “best research paper”

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From village life to vaccine centre: Museum of the Year 2021 shortlist announced

Centre for Contemporary Art Derry-Londonderry, Experience Barnsley, Firstsite, Thackray Museum of Medicine and Timespan chosen as five finalists for Art Fund's coveted £100,000 prize

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Sarah Hardie's symphonic video essay on motherhood, opera and gardens wins Soho House's inaugural art prize

The work was chosen by a panel including Tate director Maria Balshaw and curator and presenter Kate Bryan

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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

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New grant programme to benefit Black designers

The initiative includes three $10,000 awards for emerging designers and one $100,000 grant for a Black-owned design business