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Every second year the jury compiles the exhibition by selecting among the nominated artists submitted works. The artists that participate in the exhibition represent a diverse spectrum of Nordic contemporary painting. The Carnegie Art Award exhibitions have from the start in 1998 attracted more than 161,000 visitors and received substantial media coverage. The Carnegie Art Award 2006 exhibition consists of 49 works of art by 21 artists.

Ulrika Levén is the curator of the exhibitions.

Exhibition tour 2006: Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, Høvikodden, 29 Sep – 20 Nov 2005 Konstakademien, Stockholm, 2 Dec 2005 - 29 Jan 2006 Meilahti Art Museum, Helsinki, 22 Mar – 14 May 2006 Reykjavik Art Museum, Reykjavik, 8 Jun - 20 Aug 2006 Centre International d'art Contemporain, Château de Carros, Carros/Nice, 30 Sep – 5 Nov 2006 Royal College of Art, London, 18 Nov - 26 Nov 2006 Den Frie Udstilling, Copenhagen, 12 Jan 2007 - 11 Feb 2007

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Carnegie Art Award 2006
Kurator: Ulrika Leven

mit Kathrine Aertebjerg, Lise Blomberg Andersen, Jesper Christiansen, Steingrimur Eyfjörd, Erik A. Frandsen, Andrea Galvani, Johan Grimonprez, Jan Hafström, David Kennedy-Cutler, Sigalit Landau, Hanna Liden, Maria Lindberg, Petra Lindholm, Nate Lowman, Josephine Lyche, Karin Mamma Andersson, Bernhard Martin, Sirous Namazi, Ole Jorgen Ness, Astrid Nondal, Jon Oskar, Eggert Petursson, Finnbogi Petursson, Henrik Samuelsson, Tilo Schulz, Josh Smith, Marjatta Tapiola, Javier Téllez, Charwei Tsai, Kira Wager, Magnus Wallin, Rafael Wardi

Stationen:
29.09.05 - 20.11.05 Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, Oslo
22.03.06 - 14.05.06 Helsinki City Art Museum, Helsinki
08.06.06 - 20.08.06 Reykjavik Art Museum, Reykjavik
18.11.06 - 26.11.06 Royal College of Art, London
12.01.07 - 11.02.07 DEN FRIE UDSTILLING Kopenhagen