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The Global Fine Art Awards Announces the 7th Annual GFAA Award Winners

30 Honorees Represent Art and Design Exhibitions across 5 continents, 18 countries

New York, NY – The Global Fine Art Awards (GFAA) program announces the winners for its seventh edition – selected from the 116 nominees, this year’s awardees represent 5 continents and 18 countries following the year-long research process to discover the best curated art and design exhibitions and independent projects around the world.

The public announcement of the 7th annual Global Fine Art Awards winners takes place today via GFAA Facebook today at 6:00 pm CEST (12:00 pm EST).

GFAA conducts extensive year-round research of more than 2,000 curated exhibitions and installations across the globe, designating awards for group and themed exhibitions, as well as awards for solo artist exhibitions. GFAA spotlights works produced every year voicing the connection of art to society’s pressing issues as exemplified in two awards launched in 2017 – Global Planet and Global Humanity.

This year, in response to the global pandemic, GFAA launches a new award to recognize the indelible mark on the cultural and total global landscape and to recognize innovation and excellence in the field of art and design – Best Digital Exhibition or Online Educational Program.

The 30 award winners and honorable mention recipients represent the breadth and depth of artistic achievement that embrace geographic, demographic and gender diversity.
– 18 countries and 5 continents, including 7 international collaborations
– 67% emanate from museums or institutions other than the “top 100 visited museums in the world”
– 60% non-European/North American male artists
– 33% women artists (5 of 15 gender-specific awardees)
Luchita Hurtado: I Live I Die I Will Be Reborn, Serpentine Galleries / Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Fantastic Women, Schirn Kunsthalle / Louisiana Museum of Modern Art
A Tale of Two Women Painters: Sofonisba Anguissola and Lavinia Fontana, Museo Nacional del Prado
Claudia Andujar: La Lutte Yanomami, La Fondation Cartier
An-My Lê: On Contested Terrain, Carnegie Museum of Art

GFAA is a sponsored project of Fractured Atlas, a non-profit arts service organization. Contributions for the charitable purpose of GFAA must be payable to “Fractured Atlas” only. All contributions are tax- deductible to the extent permitted by law. Fractured Atlas, a 501(c)(3) public charity, provides a fiscal sponsorship program to help arts organizations raise money from charitable sources