Berlin-based Artist Michael Sailstorfer Honored by Winerys Contemporary Art Program(PRWEB) October 24, 2014 Marchesi de Frescobaldi, the 700 year-old winemaking company from Tuscany, announced Berlin-based artist Michael Sailstorfer as the winner of its second annual program in support of contemporary art, Artisti per Frescobaldi. The ceremony took place at the Schinkel Pavillon in Berlin on October 9th.
The judging panel comprised renowned personalities of the contemporary art world in Italy and Germany, including Dirk Luckow (Deichtorhalle, Hamburg), Angelika Nollert (Neues Museum, Nuremberg), and Letizia Ragaglia (Museion, Bolzano). Contestants Michael Sailstorfer and Jorinde Voigt (Germany) and Yuri Ancarani (Italy), three talented up and coming artists of the contemporary art scene, created pieces inspired by the Nipozzano Castle, the historical estate near Florence owned by the Frescobaldi family. Sailstorfers winning piece, Akt 1-5, 2014, depicts a man drawing with a bottle of Frescobaldi wine.
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