It is a struggle for artists to get paid, but surelyÂ no artist in their right mind would want to accept a prize from a company with a reputation like Trafiguraâ€™s. That would be, ah,Â toxic to any emerging artistâ€™s career, donâ€™t you think?:
Young Masters will also officially launch an Art Prize which will be continued by the Trafigura Foundation each year.Â The Art Prize, totaling Â£4,000, will be awarded to the most talented artist as judged by a panel of highly respected arts professionals.Â Young Masters is curated by Constance Slaughter and Beth Colocci and is supported by corporate sponsors Trafigura, AXA and Brakes Group.
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I heard yesterday that the Trafigura Art Prize is no more – that it’s reverted to being the Young Masters Prize, with no cash prize, i.e. Trafigura have got their Â£4000 quid back. Which is a win for the art world and artists.
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