Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Vote for Alpha Omega Prize 2017 - 12 Finalists for Artist of the Year

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The Alpha Omega Arts is proud to announce the tenth consecutive round of the Alpha & Omega Prize for Contemporary Religious Arts recognizing contemporary visual art that promotes religious dialogue in America, for better or for worse. The following 12 finalists are living artists, whose art news stories generated the highest traffic on this blog site that month. This could be a result of one news story or multiple news stories during the same month. The 12 finalists for 2017: Kelvin Burzon, Abdulnasser Gharem, David Hayward, Tom Kiefer, Bernard Maisner, Adi Nes, Shirin Neshat, Raymond Pettibon, Troy Schooneman, Joel Silverstein, Devan Shimoyama, and Mark Wallinger. Voting by subscribers to the e-newsletter begins today.
Kelvin Buzon's "Noli Me Tangere"
Abdulnasser Gharem's "The Stamp"
Tom Keifer's "The American Dream"
Bernard Maisner's "The Hourglass and the Spiral"
Adi Nes's "Last Supper"
Shirin Neshat's "From the Last World Series" 
Raymond Pettibon's "Alpine fountain at its source was pure"

Troy Schooneman's "Jesus and the Thieves" series
Troy Schooneman's "Jesus of Nazareth" from his series "Jesus and the Thieves"
Joel Siverstein's "The Ten Commandments - A Question"
Devan Shimoyama's "Yves" (2016), oil, latex, color pencil, latex, sequins. Flashe on canvas
The face of Christ in Mark Wallinger's "Ecce Homo"