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It was great to be part of the three day event, with music at the Presidential Room after a fabulous dinner at Ivar Kreuger The Match Palaces in the Western Trädgårdsgatan. We sat under the sky (with a transparent plastic roofs between us) surrounded by Milles grönpatinerade fountain sculptures. The prize winners received €20 000 each, and € 100 000 and €25 000 for producing new shows and new publications.

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blog.php-16 Frances Stark won the award for "Art Work"

blog.php-17 The second prize winner was Mark Godfrey who won the 2015 Award for "Art Writing"

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blog.php-20 Chaired by Massimiliano Gioni as artistic director at the New Museum in New York and at the Fondazione Nicola Trussardi in Milan. Gioni was also curator of the acclaimed Venice Biennale two years ago. Other jury consists of Magali Arriola, Negar Azimi, Doryun Chong and Jessica Morgan

blog.php-21 Lisa Ivermark, one of the Swedish cogs in the international art world

blog.php-22 Dinner entertainment, Christer Lancelot

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blog.php-25 The legendary Stockholm gallerist Eva Livijn enjoying the evening

blog.php-26 Unusually good pre-mixed drinks offered at the Absolut Art Award

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blog.php-28 The after-party took place at the Presidential Room

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All photos taken by Roberto Chamorro for Absolut Art Award.

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