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Nasher Sculpture Center Announces Pierre Huyghe as Winner of the 2017 Nasher Prize

French Artist Receives $100,000 in Recognition of Outstanding Contributions to Sculpture

Dallas, TX (September 26, 2016) – The Nasher Sculpture Center announces French artist Pierre Huyghe as the recipient of the 2017 Nasher Prize. In its second year, the Nasher Prize is the most ambitious international award in sculpture, established to honor a living artist who elevates the understanding of sculpture and its possibilities. Pierre Huyghe has profoundly expanded the parameters of sculpture through artworks encompassing a variety of materials and disciplines, bringing music, cinema, dance, and theater into contact with biology and philosophy, incorporating time based elements that vary in intensity, as diverse as fog, ice, parades, rituals, automata, computer programs, video games, dogs, bees, and microorganisms. Huyghe has consistently sought new ways to bring together unconventional and heterogeneous materials into a practice exceeding the sum of its multifarious parts.

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Nasher Sculpture Center Announces Installation of Plegaria Muda, a Major Work by Inaugural Nasher Prize Laureate Doris Salcedo

Large-scale piece highlights Salcedo’s powerful commitment to memorializing victims of violence

Dallas, Texas (January 25, 2016)— In honor of Doris Salcedo’s designation as the inaugural Nasher Prize Laureate, the Nasher Sculpture Center presents an installation of her 2008–10 work Plegaria Muda which will be on view from February 27–April 17, 2016.

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Nasher Sculpture Center Announces Doris Salcedo as Inaugural Winner of the Nasher Prize

Colombian Sculptor Receives $100,000 in Recognition of Her Outstanding Contributions to the Field

Dallas, Texas, September 30, 2015 – The Nasher Sculpture Center announced today that Colombian artist Doris Salcedo will be the first recipient of the Nasher Prize, an annual international award presented to a living artist who has had an extraordinary impact on the field of sculpture. Salcedo was selected by an international jury and will receive the $100,000 prize, along with a commemorative award designed by architect Renzo Piano, at a gala dinner at the Nasher Sculpture Center on April 2, 2016.

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Nasher Sculpture Center Announces Nasher Prize Dialogues, an International Series of Public Programs on Sculpture

First public program to be held in London, in association with The Henry Moore Institute and the Institute of Contemporary Arts

DALLAS, Texas (September 16, 2015) – Nasher Sculpture Center announces the formation of a new international platform for discourse on the topic of sculpture, Nasher Prize Dialogues. The series of public programs has been created in conjunction with the Nasher Prize, the recently inaugurated annual international prize for a living artist in recognition of a body of work that has had an extraordinary impact on the understanding of sculpture.

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Nasher Sculpture Center Announces Major Contributions to Inaugural Nasher Prize

Aston Martin and JPMorgan Chase & Co. Provide Major Financial Support to Co-sponsor Inaugural Nasher Prize

Nasher Sculpture Center Architect Renzo Piano Commissioned by Nancy A. Nasher and David J. Haemisegger to Design Award Object

Dallas, Texas, August 24, 2015 – Nasher Sculpture Center announces that several significant gifts have been made in support of the Nasher Prize, a new annual international award that will be presented to a living artist in recognition of a significant body of work. The Nasher Sculpture Center announces today as well that the Pritzker Prize-winning architect Renzo Piano has been commissioned to design the award object.

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Nasher Sculpture Center Establishes International Nasher Prize for Sculpture

$100,000 Annual Award to Recognize Outstanding Contributions to the Field

Phyllida Barlow, Lynne Cooke, Okwui Enwezor, Yuko Hasegawa, Steven Nash, Alexander Potts, and Nicholas Serota to Serve as Jury for Inaugural Prize.

Dallas, Texas, April 2, 2015 – The Nasher Sculpture Center today announced the creation of the Nasher Prize for sculpture, an annual international award that will be presented to a living artist in recognition of a significant body of work that has had an extraordinary impact on the understanding of the art form. The inaugural winner will be announced in fall of 2015, and will receive the award, which includes a $100,000 prize, on April 2, 2016 in Dallas, Texas.

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Nasher Prize Jury Announcement

Nasher Sculpture Center announces the jury for the inaugural Nasher Prize.

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