Mondriaan Fund and Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam continue collaboration for Prix de Rome
The Mondriaan Fund and the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam have agreed to continue their collaboration for the Prix de Rome in 2021. This implies that the exhibition with new work by the visual artists selected for the shortlist 2021 will be on view at the Stedelijk Museum later that year.
Rein Wolfs, director of the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam: “The exhibition of the Prix de Rome in the Stedelijk shows that this old and prestigious prize and the Stedelijk are logical partners. As the largest museum for modern and contemporary art in the Netherlands, the Stedelijk has always provided a platform for young talent. We have that in common with the Prix de Rome. Together we can be an important springboard for young, emerging artists and make an important contribution to contemporary visual art in the Netherlands. We are therefore delighted to continue the collaboration.”
The Mondriaan Fund, which organizes and finances the Prix de Rome, is also pleased with the continuation of the collaboration. Director Eelco van der Lingen: “The prize and the museum reinforce each other. With the current edition there is not only a presentation that does justice to the quality of the nominated artists, the exhibition in the Stedelijk Museum also makes clear that the museum and the award deserve each other as important representatives of national stature in the field of contemporary visual art. art.”
The open call for artists who want to participate in the Prix de Rome 2021 will be announced by the end of 2020.