The winners of the 75th State Painting and Sculpture Competition organized by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism have been announced.
The competition, which has been organized since 1939 by the General Directorate of Fine Arts under the Ministry, in order to exhibit the latest works of Turkish artists together, to bring new works to the art scene and to increase the productivity of the artists accordingly, was prepared this year with the theme of "The 100th Anniversary of the Adoption of the National Anthem".
In the competition, which is followed with interest every year, many artists participated in the competition with works in 4 different branches: “Painting”, “Sculpture”, “Original Print” and “Ceramics”.
This year's prize money of the State Painting and Sculpture Competition, which is the longest running art competition in the world, will be 298 thousand 750 liras. A total of 12 prizes of 20 thousand TL and certificates of achievement will be distributed in the categories of painting, sculpture, printmaking and ceramics. 47 TL and a certificate of participation will be given to the winners of the exhibition award consisting of 1.250 works.
The award ceremony and exhibition opening of the exhibition, which consists of 59 works determined by the selection committee as a result of the competition, will be announced on the web pages of the Ministry in the future, taking into account the pandemic conditions.
To the final list of the 75th State Painting and Sculpture Competition http://www.guzelsanatlar.gov.tr .