ABN AMRO Art Prize winner Evelyn Taocheng Wang’s exhibition in the Amsterdam Hermitage is opening on Thursday 3 September
Winner ABN AMRO Art Prize exhibits in Amsterdam Hermitage from 3 SeptemberΠέμπτη, 03 Σεπτεμβρίου 2020 17:19
The title of her exhibition – Het bloemblaadje, dat tijdens het ochtendkrieken was gevallen, paktte ik op in de avondschemering – has a purposefully included typo and is a quote she translated from a book by Chinese writer Lu Xun (1881-1936) about his childhood home, a source of memories to him.
Evelyn Wang’s exhibition shows how language and architecture are interwoven with one’s identity. She acquired Dutch citizenship in 2019, which is why her ‘new’ identity and Dutch culture are important themes in the exhibition.
The ABN AMRO Art Prize aims to promote art talent in the Netherlands. Quality and individuality are the main criteria. The winner is awarded an exhibition in the Amsterdam Hermitage and in Circl.ART, including a corresponding publication and a sum of 10,000 euros. Additionally, some of the artist’s works will be purchased to be part of the ABN AMRO art collection.
The Art Prize is part of the bank’s sponsorship policy, which focuses on passionate individuals from the domains of sport, art & culture and society.