Wolf Prize in Arts

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The Wolf Prize in Arts is awarded once a year by the not-for-profit Wolf Foundation in Israel. It is one of the six Wolf Prizes established by the Foundation, and has been awarded since 1981; the others are in Agriculture, Chemistry, Mathematics, Medicine and Physics, awarded since 1978. The Prize rotates annually among painting, music, architecture and sculpture.

Laureates

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YearFieldLaureate(s)Country
1981Painting Marc Chagall
Antoni Tàpies
Flag of The Russian Empire 1883.svg  Russian Empire / Flag of France.svg  France
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain
1982Music Vladimir Horowitz
Olivier Messiaen
Josef Tal
Flag of The Russian Empire 1883.svg  Russian Empire / Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Flag of France.svg  France
Flag of Israel.svg  Israel
1983/4Architecture Ralph Erskine Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  United Kingdom / Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
1984/5Sculpture Eduardo Chillida Flag of Spain.svg  Spain
1986Painting Jasper Johns Flag of the United States.svg  United States
1987Music Isaac Stern
Krzysztof Penderecki
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Flag of Poland.svg  Poland
1988Architecture Fumihiko Maki
Giancarlo De Carlo
Flag of Japan.svg  Japan
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
1989Sculpture Claes Oldenburg Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden / Flag of the United States.svg  United States
1990Painting Anselm Kiefer Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
1991Music Yehudi Menuhin
Luciano Berio
Flag of the United States.svg  United States / Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  United Kingdom
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
1992Architecture Frank Gehry
Jørn Utzon
Denys Lasdun
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada / Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  United Kingdom
1993Sculpture Bruce Nauman Flag of the United States.svg  United States
1994/5Painting Gerhard Richter Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
1995/6Music Zubin Mehta
György Ligeti
Flag of India.svg  India
Flag of Austria.svg  Austria
1996/7Architecture Frei Otto
Aldo van Eyck
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands
1998Sculpture James Turrell Flag of the United States.svg  United States
1999PaintingNot awarded
2000Music Pierre Boulez
Riccardo Muti
Flag of France.svg  France
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
2001Architecture Álvaro Siza Flag of Portugal.svg  Portugal
2002SculptureNot awarded
2002/3Painting Louise Bourgeois Flag of France.svg  France / Flag of the United States.svg  United States
2004Music Mstislav Rostropovich
Daniel Barenboim
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina / Flag of Israel.svg  Israel
2005Architecture Jean Nouvel Flag of France.svg  France
2006SculptureNot awarded
2006/7Painting Michelangelo Pistoletto Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
2008Music Giya Kancheli
Claudio Abbado
Flag of Georgia.svg  Georgia
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
2010Architecture David Chipperfield
Peter Eisenman
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  United Kingdom
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
2011Painting Rosemarie Trockel Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
2012Music Plácido Domingo
Simon Rattle
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  United Kingdom
2013Architecture Eduardo Souto de Moura Flag of Portugal.svg  Portugal
2014Sculpture Olafur Eliasson Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark
2015Music Jessye Norman
Murray Perahia
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
2016Architecture Phyllis Lambert Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada
2017Painting / Sculpture Laurie Anderson
Lawrence Weiner
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
2018Music Paul McCartney
Ádám Fischer
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  United Kingdom
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary
2019Architecture Moshe Safdie Flag of Israel.svg  Israel
2020Painting / Sculpture Cindy Sherman Flag of the United States.svg  United States
2021Music Stevie Wonder
Olga Neuwirth
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Flag of Austria.svg  Austria

Notes and references

  1. "The Wolf Prize". Wolf Foundation. 11 January 2020. Retrieved 18 March 2021.

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