Close
Enter your search into one or more of the boxes below:
You can refine your search by selecting from any of the options below:
Search
Your Shopping Basket
Total number of items: 0
Sub total: £0.00
Go to Checkout
Our Birmingham Shop
Our Bristol Shop
Animators Survival Kit

Threadneedle Prize shortlist unveiled

8th September 2011

The seven-strong shortlist for the 2011 Threadneedle Prize, one of the most prestigious awards in the arts world, has been announced.

Women dominate the shortlist for this year's award, given each year to a painting or sculpture that 'promotes representational art', with Howard Dyke the only male candidate for White Burka.

The shortlist comprises Georgina Amos' Open Lid, Everything in its Right Place by Sarah R Key and Nadine Mahoney's Anon Series (4).

Henrietta Simson's Bad Government (After Lorenzetti), Laura Smith's Knife and Birch in Space, 2010 by Amy Stephens are the remaining contenders for the GBP 25,000.

Each of the works will be displayed at the Threadneedle exhibition at the Mall Galleries in central London between September 22nd and October 8th, where members of the public will have the chance to vote for their favourite piece.

The judging panel has already decided the winner of the award, with the public vote being used to determine the runner-up.

The winner of the prize will be announced on October 5th, with the second-placed work receiving GBP 10,000 and the five remaining runners up each being given GBP 1,000.

Latest Blog
From Page to Stage - Adapting The Hunting of the Snark
24/07/2017

Garry McQuinn, Producer of The Hunting of the Snark, which opens this week at London's Vaudeville Theatre, describes the journey from page to stage.

#FoylesFive: Celebrating Beer
23/07/2017

Earlier this year, Belgian beer culture finally officially took its rightful place on the World's Intangible Cultural Heritage list, where it now sits in good company with the likes of the French gastronomic meal, Cuban rumba and Spanish flamenco. To celebrate, here is a far from exhaustive selection of some of the beer literature that can help you better appreciate the delicate arts of brewing and drinking beer.

#FoylesFave: Dunkirk
21/07/2017

This month history buffs and film fans are united as they eagerly await Christopher Nolan's portrayal of Dunkirk. Madga from our Birmingham branch reviews the accompanying book.

View all Blog Entries
Twitter
Show/Hide Tweets
© W&G Foyle Ltd