Australian artist won the Asian Art Award

Published 20 January 2014, 15:22 AEST

The multi-talented artist Daniel Crookes in Melbourne, Australia, defeated the rebel cats of the controversial Russian punk band at the newly launched Prudential Eye Awards in 2014 at the Prudential Eye Awards, winning a prize of US$XNUMX. .

Static No 12 seek stillness in movement Australian artist won the Asian Art Award (Credit: ABC Licensed)

Organizers of Singapore's first Prudential Eye Awards said that the punk band was nominated for a video reflecting a protest in a church in Moscow. As a result, the protesters were all imprisoned. They lost to Australian artist Daniel Crooks (Daniel Crooks) who was shortlisted in the digital/video category.

The New Zealand-born Crooks won the award for his photography and video work using the distorted elements of digital video. The Prudential Eye Awards held in Singapore provides contemporary Asian artists and their creative works with an opportunity to gain recognition.

The finalists in Asia included Crooks and the punk band, as well as Australian artist Baden Pailthorpe and Chinese new media artist Yang Yongliang.

Australian painter Ben Quilty (Ben Quilty) is the big winner of the festival. He not only won the painting category award, but also won the championship of the festival. According to local media reports, the overall champion will have the opportunity to hold a solo exhibition at the Saatchi Gallery in London in the summer of 2014.