Liverpool Biennial: John Moores Painting Prize 

5. Jul - 30. Nov 14 / ends in 36 days Walker Art Gallery

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Image courtesy of John Moores Painting Prize

Image courtesy of John Moores Painting Prize



The John Moores Painting Prize is the UK's best known and longest running painting competition. Judged anonymously by a panel of artists and arts professionals, the prize culminates in an exhibition held at the Walker Art Gallery from 5 July to 30 November 2014. The first prize, sponsored by David M. Robinson, is £25,000 and there are four further prizes of £2,500.

The John Moores Painting Prize is delivered in partnership between National Museums Liverpool and the John Moores Liverpool Exhibition Trust. Itis part of National Museums Liverpool's Modern Masters series, part funded by the European Union - the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

Liverpool Biennial 2014: The UK Biennial of Contemporary Art

Saturday 5 July – Sunday 26 October

International art that unfolds across Liverpool’s spaces, places and galleries.

The 8th Liverpool Biennial Exhibition, A Needle Walks into a Haystack, is curated by Mai Abu ElDahab and Anthony Huberman. It takes place across the city at venues including public spaces and galleries such as the Bluecoat, FACT and Tate Liverpool. Also featured are the John Moore’s Painting Prize, Bloomberg New Contemporaries and shows at Open Eye Gallery and the Exhibition Research Centre. In addition, there will be work by artists and curators throughout the city.

For more information on the biennial programme of events please visit www.biennial.com


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