Adriàn Villar Rojas wins 2015 Prix Canson

From the serie Lo Que El Fuego Me Trajo, 2013, inkjet print ans watercolor on paper, 20,96 x 29,53 cm. © Adrián Villar Rojas. Courtesy Marian Goodman Gallery

Adriàn Villar Rojas has been selected as the winner of the 2015 edition of the Prix Canson, among a shortlist of four other artists, including Trisha DonnellyRokni Haerizadeh, David Musgrave and Mithu Sen. 

The jury, presided by Brazilian artist Tunga, awarded Villar Rojas a €10,000 cash prize at a ceremony at Palais de Tokyo in Paris on 22 June. A show featuring works on paper by all the finalists is on show at the institution through 1 July. 

24 June 2015. 

Read our review of Adrián Villar Rojas's exhibition at Krimanzutto, from the April 2014 issue.