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Who will Win the 2012 Sobey Art Prize?

I visited the annual exhibition of five finalists in Canada’s $50,000 Sobey Art Prize today, which is about to open at the Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art on Oct 24th and will continue to December 30th. (A launch party will be held on October 27 from 8-10pm.) As always, one artist has been shortlisted from each of Canada’s regions: West Coast/Yukon; Prairies and
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Sobey Art Award Longlist: Spotlight Atlantic Canada

Well it’s that time of year again. The long list for Canada’s major annual art prize, the Sobey Art Award has been announced. Zeke Moores, Axes, 2009. Image: zekemoores.com It’s true that many of Canada’s fine young artists remain hidden from media attention or public view in other parts of the country. So I look forward to the Sobey longlist
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Who will win the Sobey Art Prize?

The finalists for the 2010 Sobey Art Award were announced today. The artists, selected by a jury from each region of Canada, are competing for the Award’s $50,000 top prize. Bendan Tang may be the newest kid on the block, but our money’s on Duke & Battersby or the excellent Daniel Barrow, who was passed over in 2008.  Do we
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2010 Sobey & Iskowitz Prizes Announced

We returned from Vancouver to the news that Brian Jungen has won the $25,000 2010 Gershon Iskowitz award at the AGO, and that the $50,000 Sobey Art Prize longlist has been announced. Vanessa Paschakarnis, Shield for a Human, 2009. Bronze. Image: erhard-metz.de Most regions have a pretty clear shortlister for the Sobey (I’m thinking either Isabelle Pauwels or Jeremy Shaw
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VoCA Rumour…

This year’s Sobey Art Prize shortlist is Luanne Martineau (West Coast & Yukon); Marcel Dzama (Prairies & The North); Shary Boyle (Ontario); David Altmejd (Québec) and Graeme Patterson (Atlantic) Shary Boyle, To Colonize the Moon, 2008. To Colonize the Moon. Porcelain, enamel, gilt, diamond, mirror. Image: sharyboyle.com The Sobey Art Prize is around the corner, and while this year it’s
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Sobey Art Prize Longlist & Nuit Blanche Toronto Curators Announced

1. Canada’s $70,000 Sobey Art Award has announced its longlist Stay tuned for the shortlist announcement on May 1. Ilan Sandler, Tactlility, 2005. Image: Ilansandler.com WEST COAST AND YUKON Rhonda Weppler & Trevor Mahovsky; Luanne Martineau; Keith Langergraber;Evan Lee; Julie York PRAIRIES AND THE NORTH Paul Butler; Marcel Dzama; Sarah Anne Johnson; Jon Pylypchuk; AltheaThauberger ONTARIO Shary Boyle; Christian Giroux
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NEWS: Tim Lee Wins Sobey Art Award

Vancouver Artist Tim Lee Wins the $50,000 2008 Sobey Art Award Tim Lee, The Goldberg Variations, Aria, BWV 988, 1741, Johann Sebastian Bach (Glenn Gould 1981), 2007. Image: bos2008.com Toronto, October 1, 2008 – Canada’s contemporary art community gathered at the Royal Ontario Museum to celebrate the passion and talent of Canada’s young contemporary artists and to honour Tim Lee,
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Toronto: Sobey Art Award finalists – Tim Lee, Terence Koh, Daniel Barrow, Raphaelle de Groot, Mario Doucette

An exhibition of work by this year’s Sobey Art Award Finalists opens August 27, 2008 at the Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto. Tim Lee, Goldberg Variations: Aria, BWV 988, Johann Sebastian Bach, 1741 (Glenn Gould, 1981) 2007. Image: canadianart.ca This exhibition features over 50 contemporary artworks, including paintings, sculptures, performance art, video installations and photography, by the Award’s finalists, five of
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News: Sobey Award Shortlist Announced

The five finalists are: -Tim Lee, West Coast and Yukon region -Daniel Barrow, Prairies and the North region; -Terence Koh, Ontario region -Raphaëlle de Groot, Québec region -Mario Doucette, Atlantic region

News: Sobey Art Award 2008 Long-list Announced

Who will win this year’s Sobey Art Award? The list is full of strong contenders including the hot photographer Scott McFarland, the excellent Paul Butler and Theo Sims, Luis Jacob, Raphaelle de Groot and the fun, funny art collective BGL. While choosing among the contenders is tough, VoCA has chosen one artist from each region who we feel are deserving
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