Luigi Presicce Wins Centre for Contemporary Culture Strozzina’s 2011 Emerging Talents Award

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FLORENCE.- Emerging Talents is a biennial project promoted by the Centre for Contemporary Culture Strozzina (CCCS), Florence , comprising an exhibition and prize which aims to identify and foster the younger generation of Italian artists, aged between 25 and 35 years. At the same time, it is an opportunity for the public to engage with Italian contemporary art. The selected artists are considered to be some of the most talented young Italians whose work has been exhibited or has aroused the interest of galleries but not yet won the kind of recognition needed to attract the attention of a wider public. The prize is a monographic publication devoted to the oeuvre of the winner, to be published by Silvana Editoriale. On 18 February, the international jury, comprising Achim Borchardt-Hume (Whitechapel Gallery, London ), Barbara Gordon (Hirshhorn Museum, Washington DC ), and Adam Szymczyk (Kunsthalle Basel)