Kubus. Sparda Art Prize
The “Kubus. Sparda Art Prize” has been awarded every two years since 2013. The prize honours an outstanding achievement in the field of visual arts. It is aimed at artists who were born in Baden-Württemberg or who have a close connection to the state through their artistic work.
Nominated for the “Kubus. Sparda Art Prize” 2022 are:
Ulla von Brandenburg, Ülkü Süngün and Camill Leberer.
The three artists will exhibit their works at the Kunstmuseum Stuttgart from 24 September 2022 to 8 January 2023, each in their own rooms. The presentation is dedicated to contemporary sculpture in all its diversity.
The selection jury consisted of: Dr Brigitte Franzen (Director Senckenberg Naturmuseum, Frankfurt), Peter Gorschlüter (Director Museum Folkwang, Essen), Johan Holten (Director Kunsthalle Mannheim), Dr Ulrike Groos (Director Kunstmuseum Stuttgart) and Dr Sabine Gruber (Deputy Director Kunstmuseum Stuttgart and Curator of the exhibition).
Review: In 2019, the works of Sinje Dillenkofer, Peter Granser, Annette Kelm and Armin Linke, who approach the medium of photography with diverse concepts, were exhibited. The jury prize of 20,000 euros went to Armin Linke, while the public prize of 5,000 euros offered by Sparda-Bank Baden-Württemberg was won by Peter Granser.
Stiftung Kunst und Kultur
The »Stiftung Kunst und Kultur« is one of four foundations of the Sparda-Bank Baden-Württemberg. The Stiftung Kunst und Kultur promotes music, literature, and the performing and visual arts, as well as cultural institutions and events such as concerts and art exhibitions.
The purpose of the foundation is the promotion of art and culture, including the maintenance and preservation of cultural values. Through the work of the Stiftung Kunst und Kultur, the Sparda-Bank aims to strengthen cultural diversity in Baden-Württemberg, promote encounters with art and artists through events – such as seminars and conferences, as well as performances, readings, concerts, and exhibitions – and support communication and cooperation between protagonists in the cultural realm. The main focus of support is on young talents.