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 images can be found here
The Federal Office of Culture is producing the publication Swiss Grand Award for Art / Prix Meret Oppenheim 2024 with portraits and interviews of the prizewinners. The interviews were conducted by Laura Arici with Jacqueline Burckhardt, Angela Lammert with Valérie Favre, and Nik Bärtsch and Luca Burkhalter with Marianne Burkhalter and Christian Sumi.
In German, French, Italian, English
Edited by Gina Bucher
Graphic design : Nicolas Polli
Photography : Florian Spring and Anne Morgenstern
The publication will be distributed with the July/August 2024 Kunstbulletin and free copies can be ordered free of charge by email firstname.lastname@example.org.