Will Grohmann Prize

The Will Grohmann Prize is awarded on 4th December, the anniversary of the birthday of the art scholar and benefactor of the award who died in 1968, in accordance with his instructions. The laureates are either visual artists, “who display talent and individuality”, or a personality from the field of art criticism, art theory, or exhibition involvement, who has performed outstanding services in promoting contemporary art.

The winner is decided on by an independent jury. The award is endowed with € 6,000.

Laureates

2018 Kolja Reichert  ◆  2014 Nadine Fecht  ◆  2012 Nasan Tur  ◆  2011 Jan Wawrzyniak  ◆  2009 Frank Berberich  ◆  2007 David Claerbout  ◆  2006 Christoph Brech  ◆  2005 Mindy Shapero  ◆  2004 Richard Deacon  ◆  2003 Isabelle Graw  ◆  2002 Meschac Gaba  ◆  2001 Beate Daniel  ◆  2000 Rolf Wicker  ◆  1998 Sophie Schama  ◆  1995 Henning Kürschner  ◆  1994 Reinhard Pods  ◆  1993 Horst Bartnig  ◆  1992 Nelly Rudin  ◆  1991 Hubert Kiecol  ◆  1990 Gerd Rohling  ◆  1989 Galli  ◆  1988 Dorothee von Windheim  ◆  1987 Reiner Ruthenbeck  ◆  1986 Joachim Bandau  ◆  1985 Timm Ulrichs  ◆  1984 Manfred de la Motte  ◆  1983 George Brecht  ◆  1982 Sigmar Polke  ◆  1981 Nam June Paik  ◆  1980 Laszlo Glozer  ◆  1979 Francois Morellet  ◆  1978 Erwin Heerich  ◆  1977 Bernd Becher  ◆  1976 Walter Pichler  ◆  1975 A.R. Penck (d.i. Ralf Winkler)  ◆  1974 Ludwig Gosewitz  ◆  1973 H.J. Breuste  ◆  1972 Erich Wiesner  ◆  1971 Walter Stöhrer  ◆  1970 Ursula Sax  ◆  1968 Johannis Avramidis  ◆  1967 Gerhard Altenbourg