A rendering of UOVO: BROOKLYN showing the placement and scale of the public installation space on the building’s façade. The winner of the UOVO Prize will have their design printed and installed for one year.
A rendering of UOVO: BROOKLYN showing the placement and scale of the public installation space on the building’s façade. The winner of the UOVO Prize will have their design printed and installed for one year.

WSJ Announces the UOVO Prize at the Brooklyn Museum

April 04, 2019

The Wall Street Journal has announced the UOVO Prize at the Brooklyn Museum, a new annual prize for an emerging Brooklyn artist. The winner will receive a cash award, a solo exhibition at the museum, and a 50 x 50-foot public installation on the facade of our forthcoming art and fashion storage facility, UOVO: BROOKLYN in Bushwick. As per the article, the prize originated with UOVO Founder, Steven Guttman:

“The chairman and founder of UOVO, Steven Guttman, approached the Brooklyn Museum with the idea for an annual prize. Mr. Guttman—who is also chairman of the Centre Pompidou foundation, a nonprofit that supports the esteemed French art institution—said he and his UOVO team will leave the selection process for the prize winner ‘up to the experts at the Brooklyn Museum.'”

Read the entire article on the Wall Street Journal website.