Saatchi Art is delighted to present Showdown: The Painted World in partnership with Ace Hotel Downtown Los Angeles.
On February 5th, the works of the 30 artists shortlisted for Saatchi Art's Showdown Prize will be digitally projected onto a giant display Upstairs at Ace Hotel Downtown L.A. during a special one-night only event held at the hotel's rooftop bar. During the event, the names of the winner and 10 finalists selected by judge Ryan Mosley will be announced.
This event is free and open to the public (21+). For more information or to be added to the collector invite list, please contact Nicole Garton at email@example.com.
British artist Ryan Mosley creates painted worlds which fall somewhere between reality and fantasy. He is represented by Susanne Vielmetter Projects, Los Angeles; Tierney Gardarin, New York; Eigen + Art, Berlin; and Alison Jacques Gallery, London.
His work has featured in significant group shows including Zero Hours, S1 Artspace, Sheffield (2013); Nightfall, Modem Museum, Hungary (2012); London Twelve:... Read More
The first round consists of two parts: the community vote and the curated vote. Anyone with a valid Saatchi Art account is able to participate in the community vote. All valid entries will be randomly displayed an equal number of times during the community vote and each work will be voted on a scale of 1 (lowest) to 5 (highest). A total of 300 submissions will progress to the next round including:
A jury, selected by Saatchi Art and led by Rebecca Wilson, Chief Curator at Saatchi Art, will review the 300 semi-finalists. Of those 300:
A judge selected by Saatchi Art will select the winner and runner-up of our The Painted World.