Marlene Dumas
Marlene Dumas wins the Hans Theo Richter Prize
November 2017
Dresden

Marlene Dumas has been awarded the 2017 Hans Theo Richter Prize for art by the Saxon Academy of Arts (Sächsische Akademie der Künste) in Dresden. Dumas is the 11th recipient of the annual prize, which was founded by the widow of the artist Hans Theo Richter.

Dumas was presented with the prize, which was reported in Dresden Magazin, on November 23, 2017.

Two concurrent exhibitions and an altarpiece by the artist are on view in Dresden through January 14, 2018. Further details about the exhibitions and a related talk can be found here.

Concurrent Presentations of Marlene Dumas’s Work in Dresden
October 2017
St. Anne’s Church on Freiberger Platz; the Albertinum, Gemäldegalerie Neue Meister; and The Kupferstich-Kabinett
Marlene Dumas
Death of the Author, 2003

March 2017 saw the unveiling of a mural by Marlene Dumas in St. Anne's Church on Freiberger Platz in Dresden. Dumas's painting replaces the original altarpiece painted by Osmar Schindler in 1910, which was badly damaged during World War II. News of the commission was published in The Observer. Following the unveiling of the altarpiece, Marlene Dumas. Skulls (October 17, 2017 - January 14, 2018, Albertinum, Gemäldegalerie Neue Meister) presents this 36-part work created from 2011-2015.