Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries

Aesthetica Art Prize

Categories include: Photographic & Digital Art; Three-Dimensional Design & Sculpture; Painting, Drawing & Mixed Media; & Video, Installation & Performance.

Submissions are open until August 31, 2019.
More information here~ https://www.aestheticamagazine.com/art-prize/

Entry is 24 GBP (approx. 31 USD) for one entry. You may submit up to two works in the same category per entry, unless you are entering an Artists’ Film, in which case you may submit one work per entry fee.

Open to entrants of all ages and nationalities.
Details~ https://graphiccompetitions.com/multiple-disciplines/the-aesthetica-art-prize-competition-2019/

The Awards are open to all artist across the world and include a Main Prize of £5,000 (approx. 6,465 USD) and an Emerging Prize of £1,000 (approx. 1,290 USD), alongside publication and exhibition.
Apply here~ https://aestheticamagazine.submittable.com/submit/133496/aesthetica-art-prize

May 29, 1970~ German-born American sculptor Eva Hesse dies

Ennead by Eva Hesse

1966 / Acrylic, papier-mâché, plastic, plywood, string
Approximately 96”x39”x17” / Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA

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Previous May 29 posts:

Love & War~ May 29

May 29, 1913: Premiere of “Le sacre du printemps”

Artist Birthday Quiz for 5/29~

May 23, 1911~ Dedication of The New York Public Library

The New York Public Library Lions by Edward Clark Potter

1911 / Pink Tennessee marble / 72”x144” / The New York Public Library

Birthing the New York Public Library Lions~
http://mentalfloss.com/article/73386/birthing-new-york-public-library-lions

Previous May 23 posts:

Love & War~ May 23

Margaret Wise Brown: Born May 23, 1910

Artist Birthday Quiz for 5/23~

May 21, 1972~ Michelangelo’s Pietà in Rome is damaged by a vandal

The Vatican Pietà by Michelangelo Buonarroti

1498–1499 / Carrara marble / 68.5”x76.8”x27.2” / St. Peter’s Basilica, Rome

PIETA RESTORED: British Movietone, 11/06/1972~ https://youtu.be/xwhF6D8k-qY

Previous May 21 posts:

Love & War~ May 21

Norma Bassett Hall, American printmaker: Born May 21, 1889

Fats Waller: Born May 21, 1904

Artist Birthday Quiz for 5/21~

April 21, 1964~ The 1964-1965 New York World’s Fair opens

The Unisphere by Gilmore Clarke

1964 / Stainless steel / 140’ tall; 120’ diameter / World’s Fair Grounds, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens, NYC

The Rocket Thrower by Donald De Lue

1964 / Bronze / 43’ tall / World’s Fair Grounds, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens, NYC

Previous April 21 posts:

Spring~ April 21

Queen Elizabeth II: Born April 21, 1926

Elizabeth Alexandra Mary: Born April 21, 1926

Artist Birthday Quiz for 4/21~

April 8, 1820~ Venus de Milo discovered on the island of Milos

Aphrodite, known as the Venus de Milo,
credited to Alexandros of Antioch

c.100 BC / Marble / 80” high / Louvre Museum, Paris, France

Previous April 8 posts:

Spring~ April 8

April 8: Hana Matsuri (Buddha’s birthday Festival in Japan)

Clarence Hudson White: Born on April 8, 1871

Premiered April 8, 1876: “La Gioconda”

Artist Birthday Quiz for 4/8~

March 29, 1974~ Terracotta Army discovered in Shaanxi province, China

Terracotta Warriors and Horses / Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor

246 BC-208 BC / Exterior earth pyramid: 154’x 1,690’x 1,591’ / Mausoleum of Emperor Qin Shihuang, Xi’an, China

Previous March 29 posts:

March 29~ Women’s History Month in visual arts

Raymond Hood: Born March 29, 1881

Artist Birthday Quiz for 3/29~