The Grange Prize

The AGO (Art Gallery of Ontario) and Aeroplan have a unique partnership as they recognize the best in Canadian and international contemporary photography. This competition is called the Grange Prize and it aims to engage the public in a vital discourse about the power and prevalence of photography in our world today.

This year, the competition has selected 4 photographers, 2 from Canada and 2 from the USA.

This competition is one of the largest photography prizes awarded in Canada.  The winner walks away with $50,000 and $5,000 is awarded to each of the runners-up.

Voting is now open and ends on October 31, 2010.  Vote now!

Let me know which artist is your favorite so far?

Image Credit:
From left to right: (1) Moyra Davey (Canadian), Copperhead #77, 1990, chromogenic print, 51 x 61cm. Courtesy of the artist and Murray Guy, New York. © 2010 Moyra Davey (2) Kristan Horton, Canadian, Orbit: Dark Center, 2009, chromogenic print, 134.6 x 101.6 cm. Courtesy of the artist and Jessica Bradley Art + Projects, Toronto. ©2010 Kristan Horton (3) Josh Brand, American, Untitled, 2009, chromogenicprint, 24.4 x 20.3 cm. Courtesy of the artist and Herald St. London, UK. © 2010 Josh Brand (4) Leslie Hewitt, American, Riffs on Real Time (10 of 10), 2008, chromogenic print, 101.6 x 76.2 cm. Courtesy of the artist and D’Amelio Terras, New York. © 2010 Leslie Hewitt

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