Six finalists were announced Wednesday for the 2013 Janet & Walter Sondheim Prize — and the prestigious award is edging more toward alternate media than it ever has before.
The candidates in the running to win the eighth annual award include two documentary photographers, a video artist, a photographer inspired by anonymous tweets, and two sculptors who specialize in large-scale installation art. There's nary a traditional painter in the bunch.
The finalists are: Gabriel Bulisova, a documentary photographer and multimedia artist based in Washington; photographer and video artist Larry Cook of
The prize carries a $25,000 award and will be announced at a ceremony at the Walters Art Museum on July 13 during