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Fundación de las Artes y los Artistas announces Figurativas 2021 nominations

The Figurativas 2021 competition is back, welcoming individuals to the European Museum of Modern Art in Barcelona.

The Fateful Choice by Dr. Gindi

The Fundación de las Artes y los Artistas announced the 11th international contest for Figurative painting and sculpture 2021, endowing the first prize painting winner with a reward of up to €36,000, a sculpture acquisition fund of €40,000, and a fund to be determined for the acquisition of works.

The competition brings together the most recent figurative creation at an international level.

The participants, from more than 80 countries, gather at the European Museum of Modern Art every two years to attend the opening ceremony of the exhibition of the finalist works.

Prior artist juries of the competition include Antonio López García, Odd Nerdrum, Lita Cabellut, Emma Hopkins, Soledad Fernández, Luisa Granero, Jeremy Mann, Richard Estes, Gottfried Helnwein, Nicola Samorì, Daniel Graves, Jacob Collins, Alex Kanevsky, Konstantinos Kyrtis, Julio Lopez, Franciso López and Eduardo Naranjo.

Juries for this year include Emma Hopkins, Antonio López, Jeremy Mann, Konstantinos Kyrtis, Tomas Paredes, Jose Enrique González, Jordi Diaz Alamà and Jose Manuel Infiesta.

Dr. Gindi, nominated for the competition, is one of Switzerland’s leading contemporary sculptors, with her work revealing the multiple levels of infinity inherent in our existence.

Her work ‘The Fateful Choice’ will be exhibited at the museum until January 2022.

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Sebastian Castro Giraldo