Wang Shu receives the 2012 Pritzker Architecture Prize

Wang Shu of The People’s Republic of China will be the recipient of the 2012 Pritzker Architecture Prize. This was announced by Thomas J. Pritzker, chairman of The Hyatt Foundation which sponsors the prize. The formal ceremony for what has come to be known throughout the world as architecture’s highest honor will be in Beijing on May 25.

In announcing the jury’s choice, Pritzker elaborated, “the fact that an architect from China has been selected by the jury, represents a significant step in acknowledging the role that China will play in the development of architectural ideals.“

Wang Shu and his project Ceramic House, Jinhua, China are presented in the publication M8 in China.

Wang Shu of The People’s Republic of China will be the recipient of the 2012 Pritzker Architecture Prize. This was announced by Thomas J. Pritzker, chairman of The Hyatt Foundation which sponsors the prize. The formal ceremony for what has come to be known throughout the world as architecture’s highest honor will be in Beijing on May 25.

In announcing the jury’s choice, Pritzker elaborated, “the fact that an architect from China has been selected by the jury, represents a significant step in acknowledging the role that China will play in the development of architectural ideals.“

Wang Shu and his project Ceramic House, Jinhua, China are presented in the publication M8 in China.

 

Günther Uecker receives Cologne Fine Art Prize 2011

The 2011 Cologne Fine Art & Antiques’ artist price, endowed with 10.000€, goes to painter and object artist Günther Uecker.

The artistic œuvre of the laureate is, like every year, being honored with a special exhibition at Cologne Fine Art & Antiques. The awarding ceremony takes places during AXA-Art Professional Preview at Cologne Fine Art & Antiques (16.–20.11.2011) on Tuesday, November 15, 15.00.

More information: www.art-in.de

 

 

The 2011 Cologne Fine Art & Antiques’ artist price, endowed with 10.000€, goes to painter and object artist Günther Uecker.

The artistic œuvre of the laureate is, like every year, being honored with a special exhibition at Cologne Fine Art & Antiques. The awarding ceremony takes places during AXA-Art Professional Preview at Cologne Fine Art & Antiques (16.–20.11.2011) on Tuesday, November 15, 15.00.

More information: www.art-in.de