The Swiss Grand Award for Art / Prix Meret Oppenheim was created in 2001 by the Federal Office of Culture and the Federal Art Commission. It honours achievements in the fields of art, architecture and critique/publishing/exhibition. It is presented to artists and architects, curators and researchers whose work played a key role in enhancing engagement with art and architecture and have fostered cultural dialogue in Switzerland and beyond. Each award carries prize money of CHF 40,000.

Press kit and images
Press kits about the recipients of the Swiss Grand Award for Art / Prix Meret Oppenheim 2021 are available in German, French, Italian, and English.
Press images can be found here

The Federal Office of Culture is publishing the Swiss Grand Award for Art / Prix Meret Oppenheim 2022, featuring portraits and interviews of the award winners. The interviews were conducted by Yann Chateigné Tytelman (independent curator, Brussels) with Caroline Bachmann, Fanni Fetzer (director of the Kunstmuseum Luzern) with Klodin Erb and Karin Salm (cultural journalist, Winterthur) with Jürg Conzett and Gianfranco Bronzini.

ISBN 978-3-9525420-7-1
In German, French, Italian, English
Edited by Gina Bucher
Graphic design : Martina Brassel
Photography : Lena Amuat

The publication will be distributed with the July/August 2022 Kunstbulletin and free copies can be ordered by email