The London-based painter Lynette Yiadom-Boakye has won the Future Generation Art Prize, the $100,000 award organised by the Pinchuk Art Centre. Nineteen individual artists were shortlisted, all under 35: Jonathas de Andrade, 30 (Brazil), Meris Angioletti, 34 (Italy), Marwa Arsanios, 33 (Lebanon), Micol Assael, 33 (Italy), Abigail DeVille, 30 (United States), Aurelien Froment, 35 (France), Mykyta Kadan, 29 (Ukraine), Meiro Koizumi, 35 (Japan), Andre Komatsu, 33 (Brazil), Eva Kotatkova, 29 (Czech Republic), Tala Madani, 30 (Iran), Basim Magdy, 34 (Egypt), Ahmet Öğüt, 30 (Turkey), Amalia Pica, 33 (Argentina), Agnieszka Polska, 27 (Poland), Emily Roysdon, 34 (United States), Rayyane Tabet, 28 (Lebanon), Yan Xing, 26 (China), together with two artist groups: Joao Maria Gusmao + Pedro Paiva, 33, 34 (Portugal), and R.E.P. (Ukraine).
Yiadom-Boakye was chosen by a high profile jury who included Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, Agnaldo Farias, Massimiliano Gioni , Carol Yinghua Lu, Hans Ulrich Obrist, Eckhard Schneider and Nancy Spector.
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