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William Kentridge awarded The Queen Sonja Lifetime Achievement Award

William Kentridge has been awarded The Queen Sonja Lifetime Achievement Award, one of the world’s most important prizes for printmaking. 

He will be presented with the Award by Her Majesty Queen Sonja at an Award Ceremony at the new Munch Museum in Oslo on 20 June 2022. He joins past winners of the Award: David Hockney (2018) and Paula Rego (2020).The 2022 Jury: Rachel Kent, Pablo del Val and Qiu Zhijie.

“It is a great honour for the QSPA board to present William Kentridge with the Lifetime Achievement Award for his distinguished contribution to the art of printmaking through a long and outstanding career.”

-HM Queen Sonja 

The Queen Sonja Art Foundation also announced, The Queen Sonja Print Award 2022, the world’s most important prize for printmaking, which will be presented to Yto Barrada.