Posts Tagged ‘Prix Pictet’

12 Photographers Named Finalists for $101K Prix Pictet Photography Award

Posted by on Friday November 11, 2016 | Awards/Contests/Grants

Migrants arrive by Turkish cruise boat near village of Skala, Lesbos island Greece, Monday November, 16, 2015. The Turkish boat owner delivered some 150 persons to the Greek coast and tried to escape back to Turkey, he was arrested later in Turkish waters. Photo © Sergey Ponomarev for The New York Times.

Twelve photographers from across the world have been named to the shortlist for the Prix Pictet Photography Award, which was founded by Swiss private bank Pictet Group. One winner, to be announced at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London on May 4, 2017, will win CHF 100,000 (roughly $101,140). Each year, the Prix Pictet honors... More

Shortlist for $105K Prix Pictet Announced

Posted by on Friday July 10, 2015 | Awards/Contests/Grants

The organizers of the Prix Pictet today announced the 12 photographers on the shortlist for the sixth cycle of the award, which was founded by Swiss private bank Pictet Group. At CHF 100,000 CHF ($105,487), the Prix Pictet is one of the richest prizes for photography. Each of the six cycles of the Prix Pictet... More

German Photographer Michael Schmidt Awarded $112,500 Prix Pictet

Posted by on Wednesday May 21, 2014 | Awards/Contests/Grants

Michael Schmidt was awarded the fifth Prix Pictet, a photography prize worth $112,500, in a ceremony this evening at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. The award is sponsored by Swiss wealth managers the Pictet Group. Schmidt was recognized for his long-term project “Lebensmittel,” translated as “food stuff,” which he made between 2006 and... More

Luc Delahaye Awarded $106,000 Prix Pictet

Posted by on Tuesday October 9, 2012 | Awards/Contests/Grants, Fine Art, Media

French photojournalist-turned-artist Luc Delahaye has won the fourth Prix Pictet, the organization announced in a ceremony this evening at the Saatchi Gallery in London. The theme of this year’s prize was “Power.” Founded by Swiss private bank Pictet & Cie in 2008, the Prix Pictet is awarded to photographers whose work engages with themes of... More

Prix Pictet Announces 12 Photographers Shortlisted for $104K Prize

Posted by on Thursday July 5, 2012 | Awards/Contests/Grants

The shortlist of photographers for this year’s Prix Pictet, which carries a prize of 100,000 Swiss francs ($104,496 US) and recognizes photography on social and environmental challenges, was announced at the Rencontres d’Arles photo festival yesterday. All 12 photographers on the short list will be exhibited at the Saatchi Gallery in London in October. In... More

Mitch Epstein Awarded $111K Prix Pictet

Posted by on Thursday March 17, 2011 | Awards/Contests/Grants, Fine Art

American photographer Mitch Epstein is the winner of the third annual Prix Pictet photography prize. Kofi Annan, Prix Pictet’s honorary president, announced the winner at a ceremony in Paris today. The award, which carries a 100,000 CHF ($111,298) prize, was created in 2008 by the Geneva-based private bank Pictet & Cie. It recognizes photographic work... More