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Oct 28, 2015, 21:36 ET Abbas Akhavan wins the 2015 Sobey Art Award

Akhavan, representing Ontario, is awarded $50,000 and associated prestige HALIFAX, Oct. 28, 2015 /CNW/ - The prestigious 2015 Sobey Art Award has been presented to Abbas Akhavan, representing the...


Jun 04, 2014, 05:00 ET Sobey Art Award 2014 Shortlist Announced

HALIFAX, June 4, 2014 /CNW/ - The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia and the Sobey Art Foundation today announced the five artists who have been shortlisted for the 2014 Sobey Art Award, the pre-eminent...


Apr 15, 2014, 08:00 ET Longlist Announced for the 2014 Sobey Art Award

HALIFAX, April 15, 2014 /CNW/ - The Sobey Art Foundation and the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia are pleased to announce the longlist for the 2014 Sobey Art Award, Canada's pre-eminent contemporary art...


Jan 27, 2014, 13:03 ET Sobey Art Award increases total prize value to $100,000 with Call for Nominations

HALIFAX, Jan. 27, 2014 /CNW/ - The annual total prize value for the Sobey Art Award, Canada's pre-eminent contemporary art award, has been increased to $100,000. In addition to the $50,000 prize...


Oct 09, 2013, 18:30 ET Duane Linklater wins the 2013 Sobey Art Award

HALIFAX, Oct. 9, 2013 /CNW/ - The Curatorial Panel for the 2013 Sobey Art Award announced today that Duane Linklater of Ontario is the recipient of the $50,000 award. The announcement was made this...


Jun 06, 2013, 10:00 ET Art Gallery of Nova Scotia receives an important gift of art from Toronto family

HALIFAX, June 6, 2013 /CNW/ - The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia has received a major gift of contemporary art, a set of photographs by the influential photographer Annie Leibovitz. The gift is made in...


Nov 18, 2010, 19:00 ET Daniel Barrow wins 2010 Sobey Art Award

MONTRÉAL, Nov. 18 /CNW/ - The Curatorial Panel for the 2010 Sobey Art Award has chosen Daniel Barrow as the recipient of the $50,000 prize. Daniel Barrow represents the Prairies and the North. The...


Nov 04, 2009, 17:19 ET 2009 Sobey Art Award Exhibition Extended until November 22nd at the Art
Gallery of Nova Scotia

HALIFAX, Nov. 4 /CNW/ - Due to the overwhelming popularity of the 2009 Sobey Art Award Exhibition, the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia has extended its viewing run for two weeks. The decision, taken...


Oct 15, 2009, 20:15 ET 2009 Sobey Art Award Winner Announced - David Altmejd to Receive $50,000
Award

HALIFAX, Oct. 15 /CNW/ - The Curatorial Panel of the 2009 Sobey Art Award announced today, during a gala event at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia in Halifax, that David Altmejd, representing Quebec,...