Frieze Writer's Prize 2011

to discover and promote new art critics

Frieze writer’s prize is an annual international award to discover and promote new art critics.

  • Entrants must submit one unpublished review of a recent contemporary art exhibition, approximately 700 words in length.
  • Entries must be submitted in English, but may be a translation (this must be acknowledged).
  • Entrants must be over 18 years old.
  • To qualify, entrants may only previously have had a maximum of three pieces of writing on art published in any national or regional newspaper or magazine. Previous online publication is permitted.
  • Entries should be emailed as a Word attachment to Please do not send images.
  • Closing date is 27 June 2011.
  • The winner will be announced in the September issue of frieze published 18 August.
  • The winning entrant will be commissioned to write a review for the October issue of frieze and will be awarded £2000.


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