Image: VALIE EXPORT will receive the Max-Beckmann-Prize of the City of Frankfurt 2022
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VALIE EXPORT will receive the Max-Beckmann-Prize of the City of Frankfurt 2022

12 February 2022

We are happy to announce that the Max-Beckmann-Prize of the City of Frankfurt 2022 will be awarded to VALIE EXPORT. The prize, endowed with € 50,000, is one of the most prestigious art prizes in Germany and honours outstanding achievements in the fields of painting, graphic arts, sculpture and architecture. Since 1978, the award has been presented to a total of fifteen artists and architects, including Arnulf Rainer and Willem de Kooning. After Maria Lassnig, Barbara Klemm, Agnès Varda and Cindy Sherman, VALIE EXPORT is the fifth female laureate.

The prize is awarded every three years and will be presented on the occasion of Max Beckmann's birthday on 12 February 2022 by Dr. Ina Hartwig, Head of the Department of Culture of the City of Frankfurt.

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