The Armory Show and its partners Pommery Champagne, TPC Art Finance, and Sauer announce the winners of three prizes to exhibitor presentations in the Platform, Presents, and Focus sections of the fair.
2023 PRIZE WINNERS
Awarded to Barthélémy Toguo presented by Galerie Lelong & Co (New York. Paris) for his presentation of Urban Requiem (2015).
Supported by Pommery Champagne, the annual Pommery Prize of $25,000 was awarded to Barthélémy Toguo for his presentation of Urban Requiem (2015). Now in its fourth year, the Pommery Prize recognizes an outstanding presentation of large-scale artwork from the Platform section at The Armory Show.
The jury for the prize included Frédéric de Goldschmidt, Collector; Gannit Ankori, Director and Chief Curator of the Rose Art Museum; and Mme. Vranken, co-owner and head of the marketing division of Vranken-Pommery Monopole.
TPC ART FINANCE PRESENTS PRIZE
Awarded to Embajada for their presentation of Jean-Pierre Villafañe.
TPC Art Finance returned for the second year to support the Presents Prize, established in 2017 and given to an exceptional and innovative presentation from the Presents section of the fair. Embajada received a prize of $14,150.
Jurors for the prize include Felipe de Melo, Art Advisor; Naomi Baigell, Managing Director of TPC Art Finance; Josh Lilley, Gallerist; and Marcela Guerrero, Associate Curator at the Whitney Museum of American Art.
SAUER ARTIST PRIZE
Awarded to Rajni Perera presented by Patel Brown in the Focus section.
The debut prize of $10,000 was awarded to an artist of excellence presented within the Focus section.
Jurors for the prize include Bernardo Mosqueira, Chief Curator at Institute for Studies on Latin American Art; Stephanie Wenk, Creative Director of Sauer; and Lara Bjork, Art Advisor.