Threadneedle Figurative Prize

20 Aug 2008 – 6 Sep 2008

Cost of entry

£2.50, concessions £1.50, Free to FBA Friends, Art Fund members and Westminster Res-card holders

Mall Galleries

London, United Kingdom


Travel Information

  • Bus: 3, 6, 9, 11, 12, 13, 15, 16, 23, 24, 29, 53, 87, 88, 91, 139, 159, 176, 179, 453
  • Tube: Charing Cross (2 minutes walk), Piccadilly Circus (5 minutes walk), Embankment (5 minutes walk)
  • Rail: Charing Cross

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Two major prizes - £25,000 Threadneedle Figurative Prize and £10,000 Federation of British Artists Selectors' Choice - plus your chance to decide the winner of this prestigious new competition. 71 works chosen by our panel of selectors (Richard Cork, Angela Flowers, Hew Locke, William Packer and Brian Sewell) will provide a showcase for the best in new figurative painting, printmaking, sculpture and mixed media installations. Visit the exhibition or vote online at www.threadneedlefigurativeprize.com All votes must be cast by 12:00 noon on 3 Sept 2008. Special Events Late Nights at the Mall 22 Aug, 29 Aug, 5 Sept The exhibition will remain open each Friday throughout the show until 9pm. What's the future for figurative art? Thurs 28 Aug, 6 - 9pm Selectors Richard Cork and Brian Sewell join shortlisted artist Tai-Shan Schierenberg to debate the question 'What's the future for figurative art?' Karen Wright, co-founder of Modern Painters, will chair the discussion. For further information and tickets please call 020 7930 6844.


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