Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2020 Artists Announced

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Kirsty Sim, Ambient, 2019

36 artists selected by internationally renowned artists Alexandre da Cunha, Anthea Hamilton and Linder.


11 June 2020

Constantly evolving and developing along with the changing face of visual art in the UK, New Contemporaries is pleased to announce the artists for Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2020 selected by internationally renowned artists Alexandre da Cunha, Anthea Hamilton and Linder. Celebrating the breadth of practice emerging from UK art schools and alternative education programmes, the work of the 36 selected artists provides an opportunity to engage with the dynamic work of the next generation of contemporary artists.

The artists selected for Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2020 are: Sangbum Ahn, Ned Armstrong, Paul Barlow, Alexandre Canonico, Chen Sizuo, Nicole Coson, Gabriella Davies, Lúcás Dillon, Ufuoma Essi, Jake Grewal, Clara Hastrup, Nimmi Hutnik, Lily Kemp, Maria Mahfooz, Zethu Maseko, Rene Matić, Cat McClay and Éiméar McClay, Liam Mertens, Edwin Mingard, Kimie Minobe, Karabo Monareng, Pablo Paillole, Jung Min Park, Anne Carney Raines, Anika Roach, Jung Yun Roh, Shamica Ruddock, Sophie Ruigrok, Kirsty Sim, Anna-Rose Stefatou, Orfeo O’Leary Tagiuri, Giorgio van Meerwijk, Ahren Warner, Ashleigh Williams and Charlie Yetton.

Since 1949, New Contemporaries has held a vital role in the UK’s contemporary art scene, illuminating for the first time a cross section of the most internationally renowned artists of recent history including post-war figures Frank Auerbach, Bruce Lacey and Paula Rego; pop artists Frank Bowling, Patrick Caulfield and David Hockney; new media pioneers Stuart Brisley, Helen Chadwick and Derek Jarman; YBAs Damien Hirst, Chris Ofili and Gillian Wearing; alongside contemporary figures such as Tacita Dean, Sunil Gupta, Mark Leckey and Mona Hatoum; and more recently a new generation of exceptional artists including Monster Chetwynd, Rachel Maclean, Haroon Mirza, Hardeep Pandhal, Laure Prouvost and Lynette Yiadom-Boakye.

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