Art Rights Prize 2020
Discover the finalists of the Painting, Photography, Digital Art and Video Art categories
The International Jury of Art Rights Prize has selected 100 FINALISTS for the categories of Painting, Photography, Digital Art and Video Art, for a total of 300 works, exhibited in the Virtual Final Exhibition in 3D!
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Discover the finalists of the Painting, Photography, Digital Art and Video Art categories
Works made on canvas, drawing on paper, media mix without limitations in size, technique used or theme addressed
HEAD JUROR | CURATOR | ART CRITIC
Luca Beatrice was born in 1961 in Turin, where he lives.
Lecturer in art history at the Albertina Academy in Turin, at the IAAD in Turin and professor of contemporary art and culture in Milan. Art critic and curator of exhibitions, he collaborates on the cultural pages of Il Giornale, he also writes on Tuttosport and Linkiesta.
His latest book was published in May 2020, entitled “Art is freedom? Censorship and censors at the time of the web ”for Giubiliei Regnani.
Next January the publication of “Da che arte sei? Ten lessons to understand the contemporary “(Rizzoli)
MARIA CHIARA VALACCHI
ART CRITIC | INDEPENDENT CURATOR |
Maria Chiara Valacchi is an art critic, independent curator and art writer based in Milan.
In 2010 she founded and curated the non-profit spazio Cabinet in Milan which hosted a series of recognized mid-career international artists.
In 2014 she founded and is editor-in-chief of “Paint!” an online platform exclusively dedicated to the dissemination and research of the best contemporary painting, the first to use the direct contribution of illustrious international painters.
Since 2015 she has been an international contributor of “ArtForum International Magazine” and since 2017 of “Il Corriere della Sera” and “Il Fatto Quotidiano” for which he is responsible for the thematic columns dedicated to Contemporary Art.
As an independent curator she has to her credit over eighty exhibitions held in private and public spaces, among the most recent “Supercolla”, a project on the Superleggera by Giò Ponti, created in Milan involving Italian and foreign artists and designers, all organized for the Museum of Art Modern and Contemporary of San Marino.
Among the main magazines with which he collaborated: Artforum, Flash Art, Arte e Critica, Arte, Muse and Inside.
For these he has published some monographic articles and interviews with important curators, collectors, and international artists.
SOTHEBY’S DIRECTOR | SPECIALIST ARTE MODERNA E CONTEMPORANEA
Marta Giani, Director, Expert of the Department of Modern and Contemporary Art, has worked with Sotheby’s Italy since 2006.
She joins the Sotheby’s team in Milan, where he began his career as a Junior Specialist for the Modern and Contemporary Art department.
Always in close contact with her colleagues in London, Paris and New York for international valuations and auctions, she has been Deputy Director and fulcrum of the Milan department since 2012.
Since 2016 she has been promoted to Co-head of Sale of the Milanese sales of Modern and Contemporary Art: she recently orchestrated the sale of the international collection “White VS Color” in May 2017.
From June 2018 she became Head of sale of the Milanese sales of Modern and Contemporary Art.
1° VALENTINA DE' MATHA'
2° GIOTTO RIVA
3° FEDERICA GONNELLI
Unique photographic works or part of a series in color or black and white
JURY HEAD | GALLERIST | PHOTOGRAPHY EXPERT
Artistic director of the Casa dei Tre Oci in Venice, consultant of the Venice Foundation for the management of photographic heritage.
In 2015 he founded Still, a multifunctional space with a specific focus on photography, in Milan.
From 2005 to 2014 he headed the Contrasto-Milan agency. Between 2002 and 2003 he curated photographic auctions for Sotheby’s in Italy. For over fifteen years he was a photographic critic for Vivimilano and Corriere della Sera.
He has directed the monthly Il Fotografo and currently edits Rolling Stone.it’s digital magazine Black Camera
He has edited various publications for Marsilio.
Exhibition director | MIA PHOTO FAIR
Graduated in Economics and Commerce from the Luigi Bocconi University in Milan, after 15 years of experience in the strategic consulting and corporate finance sector, she founded in 2011, with her father Fabio Castelli, MIA Milan Image Art Fair in 2011, the first fair of international art dedicated to photography as a language of contemporary art.
In MIA Fair, she holds the role of Exhibition director and head of business development.
Passionate about art and design, she is a collector of photography and contemporary art.
FONDATRICE | MTART AGENCY
An advocate for artists since a young age, Marine Tanguy managed her first gallery at age 21 and opened her first art gallery in Los Angeles at age 23.
After seeing the restrictiveness of the traditional gallery model, Marine launched MTArt Agency in 2015.
MTArt is the first talent agency for visual artists worldwide. Clients love to work with the agency to identify the next rising star in the art world.
They trust its rigorous selection and the expertise of the team to integrate their art in the most extraordinary contexts.
MTArt Agency was behind the largest public art painting in the world: the project of Saype in Paris supported by 30 companies including the Eiffel Tower and the Guardian Media Group. Its artists enhance your homes, cities, screens, and advertising spaces with their art.
Marine was awarded Forbes 2018 30 under 30 Europe: Art & Culture and UK entrepreneur of the year for the 2019 NatWest Everywoman Awards.
She is a writer and keynote speaker on contemporary art and art investment. Her talks include two TEDx Talks on how to transform cities with art and how social media visuals affect our minds.
1° CLAIRE LUXTON
2° GENNIFER DERI
3° MARCO CIRCHIRILLO
Works created with the use of computers and software, reproducible on digital media
DIGITAL ART Jury
capo giuria | FOUNDER | museum of contemporary digital art
Serena Tabacchi is an entrepreneur, curator and digital writer. She worked at TATE Modern and is co-founder and director of MoCDA, the Museum of Contemporary Digital Art.
She is currently researching how to curate digital art exhibition online and in IRL (real life) . Serena regularly writes for The Observer and has curated the past editions of CADAF (Contemporary & Digital Art Fair) alongside the Lumen Art Projects.
Serena is an ambassador for Diversity and Inclusion at the Blockchain Game Alliance, where she organizes weekly events on Art, Gaming and Blockchain. Serena is currently developing an art and gaming experience in The Sandbox Game and is co-curating a research exhibition project with UCL (University College London) in collaboration with Hobs 3D.
Founder | The Art of this Century | AiKA
Karen has previously worked at Sotheby’s London Private Client Group where she was responsible for European and Asian clients.
Prior to this, she worked at a number of other leading art institutions and auction houses such as Phillips and Asia Society, and coordinated the successful “Art of the World” project at the Shanghai World Expo in 2010.
She founded the events agency “The Art of this Century”, providing tailor-made experiences and special encounters in the world of art, while in 2019 she co-founded AiKA – Strategy & Art Connection.
Karen actively participates in the construction of her family’s private collection, DSLcollection, an important Western collection focused on Chinese contemporary art.
GIACOMO NICOLELLA MASCHIETTI
JOURNALIST | ART MARKET EXPERT
Professional journalist specializing in art and the market.
He has a degree in Philosophy of Science. He writes regularly for MilanoFinanza, GQ, MarieClaire Maison, Patrimoni, Private, Gentleman and has a column on ArtsLife “Motel Nicolella” in which he hosts and interviews art personalities.
Strategic consultant for the non-profit association SAVE THE ARTISTIC HERITAGE, he is also the television host of the “Top Lot” program on the “Class CNBC”.
He is an Art Market specialist for the IED Venice and IULM Milan Universities, as well as being an Art Consultant for companies engaged in CSR and for private collectors
DIGITAL ART Winners
1° SNOW YUNXUE FU
2° MARTIN LUKAS OSTACHOWSKI
3° JOSH CHAPLIN
DIGITAL ART Finalists
Artistic works based on the creation and reproduction of moving images using digital or analog video equipment
VIDEO ART Jury
ART DIRECTOR LOOP BARCELONA
Carolina Ciuti is a curator of contemporary art. She graduated in History and Protection of Artistic Heritage at the University of Florence and then specialized in Contemporary Art with a Masters degree at the Sotheby’s Institute of Art in London.
She currently holds the position of artistic director of the LOOP video art festival in Barcelona, where she has worked with internationally recognized artists such as Regina de Miguel, Agnes Meyer-Brandis, Aleksandra Mir, Muntadas, Steina and Woody Vasulka and Anton Vidokle.
Her curatorial projects have been exhibited at Cinéphèmère-FIAC Paris, the Filmoteca de Catalunya, Fabra i Coats – Center d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona, MACBA and Real Cercle Artístic. She edited the publications I Have A Friend Who Knows Someone Who Bought a Video, Once (Mousse Publishing, 2016) and Before The Name: a book on an itinerant performance project. (RAM Editions, 2018).
She was a collaborator of the magazine La Maleta de Portbou and the publishing house Istituto Italiano Edizioni Atlas. In 2017 she co-founded the CRiB collective, with which he creates hybrid proposals between visual arts, theater and performance.
GALLERIST | COLLECTOR
Graduated in Art History from Suor Orsola Benincasa in Naples in 2013 with a thesis on how certain types of films can be transformed into works of art and enter museum spaces.
Sveva D’Antonio after various internships in contemporary art galleries in Naples and Brussels, she started working at the Laveronica gallery in Modica initially as an assistant and then became a partner in 2016. The gallery focuses its research on the human condition through socially and politically engaged art.
In April 2020 Sveva left the gallery to look for new challenges and opportunities for the development of her career. She has always dedicated herself to the family collection, a passion for art that she shares with her husband Francesco since their first meeting. The Taurisano collection now has almost more than 400 works with a focus on emerging artists and the active support of their practices.
Jean Conrad Lemaitre
COLLECTOR | PRESIDENT LOOP BARCELLONA
Jean Conrad Lemaitre born 5/6/43 in Paris.
Studies ESCP Paris INSEAD fontainebleau (mba). Married Isabelle de Turckheim and lives in Paris. Collector of video art with his wife since 1996, since then 20 exhibitions of our collection in museums in France, Germany, Spain, USA, Perù, Argentina, China, South Korea, Japan and many others.
Mr Lemaitre is President of the LOOP Barcelona Video Art Fair Committee