The ARKEN Prize 2010

Kunstprislogo 2010Bharti Kher WAS AWARDED

The ARKEN PRIZE 2010

  
DONATED BY ANNIE & OTTO JOHS. DETLEFS’ PHILANTHROPIC FOUNDATION OJD  

 

ARKEN Prize and Travel Grant

 

A shapely Amazon dressed in one high-heeled shoe, hot pants and a pistol holster serves delicious-looking cakes, while a giant chimpanzee with large gold rings on all its fingers assumes a regal posture. The British/Indian artist Bharti Kher works with themes like race, gender, affiliation, ethnicity and stereotyping. In her works she focuses on cultural communities, rituals and traditions.

 

Bharti Kher receives the ARKEN Art Prize for her ability to express the issues that concern the individual and culture today. From odd and humorous angles she reflects on an identity spanning both western and Indian culture. Her art is experimental, controversial and characterized by a global outlook.

 

About the artist:

Read about Bharti Kher


At the same time as the ARKEN Art Prize, the ARKEN Travel Grant of 2 x DKK 50,000 is being awarded. This year’s recipients of the ARKEN Travel Grant are Ferdinand Ahm Krag and Hans Hamid Rasmussen. Read more about the Travel Grant recipients

 

 

OJD logo ANNIE & OTTO JOHS. DETLEFS’ PHILANTHROPIC FOUNDATION

 

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