Max Mara Art Prize for Women

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The Max Mara Art Prize for Women is a biennial arts prize awarded to a young female artist working in the United Kingdom.[1]:86 It is organised by the Max Mara fashion company and the Whitechapel Gallery in London. The prize includes a six-month residency in Italy, during which the artist creates an art project to be exhibited at the Whitechapel Gallery and the Collezione Maramotti in Reggio Emilia, Italy.

Between 2006 and 2016 the winners of the prize were: Margaret Salmon; Hannah Rickards; Andrea Büttner; Laure Prouvost, who later won the Turner Prize; Corin Sworn; and Emma Hart.[2][3][4]


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  2. ^ [s.n.] (22 November 2011). Laure Prouvost wins women's art prize. BBC News. Accessed January 2017.
  3. ^ Ali Pechman (30 April 2015). Max Mara's Legacy of Art Patronage. The Wall Street Journal. Accessed January 2017.
  4. ^ Hettie Judah (19 October 2016). Visiting Italy's Ceramics Workshops With a Buzzy Multimedia Artist. The New York Times. Accessed January 2017.