The collectors committee at ADIAF have revealed the names of the four artists nominated for the Marcel Duchamp Prize 2019: Eric Baudelaire, Katinka Bock, Marguerite Humeau and duo Ida Tursic & Wilfried Mille. The €35,000 prize is one of the most prestigious awards given to contemporary artists in France.
Born in Salt Lake City (USA) in 1973, Eric Baudelaire works mainly with photography, exploring the theme of violence.
Katinka Bock is a German artist, born in 1976. Based in Paris, she creates sculptures and installations. She was the winner of the 14th Prix Ricard.
Born in France, 1986, but based in London, Marguerite Humeau had her own personal exhibition at the Palais de Tokyo in 2006. "Myths, speculation and fantasies" lie at the heart of her physical and sensory work.
Ida Tursic & Wilfried Mille began their collaboration in the early 2000s, offering a reflection on contemporary imagery through painting.
The winner of the prize will be announced on October 14, 2019, with the artists on show at the Pompidou Centre from October 9 of this year through January 6, 2020.