Savills Art Prize 2016: the shortlist

Last year, the Savills Art Prize was established to encourage talent and imagination in Irish contemporary art. Here, The Sunday Business Post Magazine exclusively shares the shortlist for the 2016 award

30th October, 2016
If the Gound should open up

Competition for the Savills Art Prize dials up today, as we reveal the final five artists in contention for the award.

The recipient of “Ireland’s answer to The Turner Prize” will be announced at Dublin’s Royal Hibernian Academy on Thursday, the opening date of the Vue contemporary art fair.

From a longlist of 19 nominees, each proposed by an Irish gallery, the five-person shortlist includes the acclaimed visual artist...

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