The Leopold Bloom Art Award

supported by the Maurice Ward Group

The Leopold Bloom Art Award is aimed at supporting progressive contemporary visual artists in Hungary and their presence in the international art scene. In autumn 2011, the award will be granted for the first time as a result of the co-operation between the Ludwig Museum, ACAX | Agency for Contemporary Art Exchange and the Irish Maurice Ward Group.

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The Leopold Bloom Art Award

Shortlisted artists

The Jury of The Leopold Bloom Art Award – Caroline Hancock (independent curator and art critic, Great Britain), Alice Maher (visual artist, Ireland), Andrzej Szczerski (art historian and curator, Poland) – have selected 6 artists for the finalists’ exhibition.

The shortlisted artists are:
Zsombor Barakonyi
Róbert Batykó
Csaba Kis Róka
Attila Szűcs
Agnes von Uray
Júlia Vécsei

The Leopold Bloom Art Award is aimed at supporting progressive contemporary visual artists in Hungary and their presence in the international art scene. The Award will be granted for the first time in 2011. It does not only go to support the work of the awarded artist, but also helps in the successful realization of the winner’s international exhibition.

The Leopold Bloom Art Award is realised in co-operation between the Maurice Ward Group (Ireland) and ACAX | Agency for Contemporary Art Exchange.