The Prix Solo artgenève-F.P.Journe rewarded for the third year in a row the best monographic exhibition presented by one of the 30 participating galleries to the Contemporary Art salon artgenève. It was awarded last Wednesday January 27 at Palexpo to the Gallery Gebrüder Lehmann for the work by Eberhard Havekost.
The Jury of the Prix Solo artgenève-F.P.Journe comprises three major figures of the European Art scene: Caroline Bourgeois (Curator of the François Pinault Collection), Andrea Bellini (Director of the Geneva Center of Contemporary Art) and Nicolaus Schafhausen (Director of the Kunsthalle Wien). A work of the solo show by Eberhard Havekost, “orange night” - 1987, mix media on paper mounted on cardboard - purchased by F.P. Journe will be presented this year to the FMAC, the Contemporary Art Fund of the city of Geneva.
The 2016 edition of artgenève was rich of 80 international exhibiting galleries presenting some 700 artists, as well as a number of exhibitions and performances inspired by the theme “The Time” amongst which the impressive interpretation of the Pendule de Foucault by artist Christian Waldvogel, presented by F.P. Journe “The Tides of Andromeda”.
F.P. Journe commits even more in the Art world and will also partner with the new salon artmonte-carlo that will take place from April 30 to the 2nd of May at the Grimaldi Forum in Monaco.