Photographer Jim Goldberg Wins Deutsche Borse Photography Prize 2011

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LONDON.- Jim Goldberg (b.1953, USA) has won the Deutsche Börse Photography Prize 2011, which marks the 15th year of the Prize and the 40th anniversary of The Photographers’ Gallery. The prize was announced on Tuesday 26 April 2011 when the broadcaster and critic Miranda Sawyer presented the £30,000 award at a special ceremony. The Deutsche Börse Photography Prize 2011 is organised by The Photographers’ Gallery. This year, while the Gallery undergoes extensive redevelopment works to transform its gallery space, which will reopen later this year, the Prize is displayed at Ambika P3, University of Westminster until 1 May 2011. The Prize is awarded to a photographer of any nationality for their significant contribution to the medium of photography through either an exhibition or publication, in Europe, between 1 October 2009 and 30 September 2010. Jim Goldberg was awarded the Prize for his exhibition