Shortlist for Max Mara Art Prize for Women 2013-15 announced

Philomene Pirecki, Working Title (Drawing Pins / Finepoint Pen / Invisble Tape) 2010 - ongoing, installation view at Green on Red Gallery, Dublin, 2013

The five artists shortlisted for the fifth Max Mara Art Prize for Women (2013-15) are Beatrice Gibson, Melanie Gilligan, Judith Goddard, Philomene Pirecki and Corin Sworn. The winning artist is awarded a six-month Italian residency to produce new work, followed by major solo exhibitions at both the Whitechapel Gallery in London and Collezione Maramotti in Reggio Emilia, Italy. Following a presentation from each of the shortlisted artists on their proposal for the residency, the winner will be announced in early 2014.