M+ Museum to Launch $63,900 Sigg Prize in 2019
“The M+ museum in Hong Kong has established the Sigg Prize, an award that will be given to an artist working in the greater China region, which includes mainland China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan, among other countries, starting next year. The shortlist for the inaugural Sigg Prize will be revealed in March, with the winner to be named during the run of an exhibition featuring works by the nominated artists at the museum that opens in December 2019. Alongside news for the artists’ prize came the announcement that the museum will also launch the Sigg Critic Prize; its first winner will be named in 2020.”
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