The Guggenheim Museum in New York announced today its shortlist for the prestigious Hugo Boss Prize, a biennial award that honours outstanding achievement in contemporary art, celebrating the work of remarkable artists whose practices are among the most innovative and influential of our time. Finalists for the Hugo Boss Prize 2020 are Nairy Baghramian (b. 1971, Isfahan, Iran), Kevin Beasley (b. 1985, Lynchburg, VA), Deana Lawson (b. 1979, Rochester, NY), Elias Sime (b. 1968, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia), Cecilia Vicuña (b. 1948, Santiago, Chile), and Adrián Villar Rojas (b. 1980, Rosario, Argentina). The winner will be announced in the fall of 2020, and will present a solo exhibition at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in spring 2021.
Elias Sime shortlisted for The Hugo Boss Prize 2020
November 19, 2019