BNL-BNP Paribas Group Award 2020




BNL Gruppo BNP Paribas, strong in its role and history as one of Italy’s leading banking groups, has demonstrated in many occasions its willingness to defend Italy’s artistic heritage supporting the development of creative talents; this year BNL renews its commitment to promoting cultural initiatives by presenting the ninth edition of the BNL Gruppo BNP Paribas Award.

The competition, jointly organized with MIA Photo Fair and dedicated to photography and video, is intended to be a new opportunity to confirm BNL Gruppo BNP Paribas’ interest in the development of culture and research into contemporary art in Italy.

Participation in the BNL Gruppo BNP Paribas Prize is reserved to all photographs or video artworks by artists exhibiting through the galleries selected for MIA Photo Fair.

Given the purpose of this competition, which is to promote and disseminate contemporary art and culture in Italy, the winning artwork will be acquired by BNL.

List of finalists’ artworks:

African Arty  / Galerie Vèronique Rieffel – Alun Be

Barry Friedman LTD – Michele Alassio

c|e contemporary – Evelyn Bencicova

Contrasto Galleria – Marco Gualazzini

Die Mauer – Isabella Gherardi

Drawing room – Johanna Jaeger

Galleria Forni – Laurent Chéhère

Kourd Gallery – Vangelis Kyris, Anatoli Georgiev

Galleria Lilja Zakirova – Katerina Belkina


Pigment Gallery – Rubén Martín Lucas

Project 2.0 / Gallery – Rachel Nieborg

Red Lab Gallery – Alessandra Baldoni

Galerie Sit Down – Aurore Bagarry

Versus Art Project – Serkan Taycan


Check the finalists’ image gallery:

BNL BNP Paribas Award 2020 – The finalists



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