Art Rotterdam 2022 keeps on innovating

As with previous editions, Art Rotterdam 2022 will take place in the Van Nelle Fabriek in Rotterdam. Seducing art lovers and professionals from home and abroad.

The fair is renowned for its focus on emerging art. During its 23rd edition it offers visitors an opportunity to follow the latest developments in art. More than 100 leading galleries will present the work of up-and-coming and established talent. There are two important innovations: the Projections video section will take place as part of the gallery exhibition and Prospects will occupy its own  Expedition Building, located directly opposite the entrance.

NN Art Award

On Wednesday 9 February, the NN Art Award will be presented for the sixth time in the Van Nelle Factory. A prize for artists who have completed their education at a Dutch art academy or a Dutch postgraduate institution.

The criteria are: high-quality work, an interesting artistic position, and adequate technical execution; authenticity and innovation (with a personal visual language); new perspectives on the world we live in and connection with inspiration for the public of Art Rotterdam 2022.

The selection criteria are multi-disciplinary: all media are eligible. The jury for 2022 consists of Yuki Kho (culture journalist), Alexandra Landré (artistic director Stroom in The Hague), Charl Landvreugd (head of research & curatorial practice Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam), Erik Mattijssen (visual artist and winner of the NN Art Award 2021) and Elisah van den Bergh (advisor NN Art Collection). The winner will receive a cash prize of 10,000 euros. In addition, NN Group will purchase one or more works from the four nominees for its corporate collection.

The public can also vote online for one of the four nominees via the Nationale-Nederlanden website from mid-January to midnight
on Saturday 12 February. The public is also welcome to vote during the exhibition days from Wednesday 9 to Saturday 12
February at the NN Art Award stand. The public favorite will receive a cash prize of 5,000 euros on the closing day of Art Rotterdam 2022.


Photo: Almichael Fraay


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