Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 5th Avenue, New York, NY, United States, New York
Detailed Information
  • Guggenheim Foundation, Solomon R Guggenheim Museum.
  • Biennial.
  • Award of $100,000.
  • No age, gender, nationality or media restrictions on eligibility.

    Nominations include emerging artists as well as distinguished professionals who are due recognition.

  • Focus on rewarding work that represents a significant development in contemporary art. Hugo Boss sees the prize as ‚Äò‚Ķunderlining our commitment to the arts as an integral part of our corporate culture‚Äô.
  • A jury of curators, critics and scholars nominates six or seven artists for the shortlist and subsequently chooses the prizewinner.

The Hugo Boss Prize honors outstanding achievement in contemporary art, celebrating the work of remarkable artists whose practices are among the most innovative and influential of our time. The biennial prize, established in 1996, sets no restrictions on age, gender, nationality, or medium. Juried by an international panel of distinguished museum directors, curators, and critics, it is administered by the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation and carries an award of $100,000. Since its inception in 1996, the Hugo Boss Prize has been awarded to Matthew Barney (1996), Douglas Gordon (1998), Marjetica Potrč (2000), Pierre Huyghe (2002), Rirkrit Tiravanija (2004), Tacita Dean (2006), Emily Jacir (2008), Hans-Peter Feldmann (2010), Danh Vo (2012), Paul Chan (2014), and Anicka Yi (2016). Work by each artist who receives the award is presented in a solo exhibition at the Guggenheim Museum in New York. Artists nominated for the Hugo Boss Prize 2018 are Bouchra Khalili, Simone Leigh, Teresa Margolles, Emeka Ogboh, Frances Stark, and Wu Tsang.