Burlington Contemporary Art Writing Prize, awarded annually, seeks to discover talented young writers on contemporary art, with the winner receiving £1000 and the opportunity to publish a review of a contemporary art exhibition in The Burlington Magazine.
Since its founding in 1903, The Burlington Magazine has always considered the art of the present to be just as worthy of study as the art of the past. Burlington Contemporary Art Writing Prize advances the Magazine’s commitment to the study of contemporary art by encouraging aspiring young writers to engage critically with its forms and ideas. The Prize also promotes clear, concise and well-structured writing that is able to navigate complicated territory without recourse to complicated language.
We are pleased to announce that Jenna Krumminga is the 2013 winner for her review of photographs by Larry Clark at C/O Berlin gallery, Berlin.
The judges of the 2013 Burlington Contemporary Art Writing Prize were Dexter Dalwood and Daniel Herrmann, assisted by Anne Blood, Ridinghouse Assistant Editor at The Burlington Magazine. Dexter Dalwood is Professor of Fine Art at Bath Spa University and the artist Trustee for the National Gallery, London. He was shortlisted as one of the four nominees for the Turner Prize 2010. A major survey show of his work is forthcoming at the Centre Pasquart, Biel, Switzerland in 2013. Daniel F. Herrmann is the Eisler Curator and Head of Curatorial Studies at Whitechapel Gallery, London. His recent exhibitions include Gillian Wearing, Josiah McElheny: The Past Was A Mirage I’d Left Far Behind and John Stezaker.
Estimated dates for 2014: Autumn 2013 - April 2014
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