LOEWE is pleased to announce the winner of the 2018 LOEWE Craft Prize
Pale, Shadowed Speckled Traces, Fading Ellipse, Bronze Specks, Tilted Shelf (2017) by Jennifer Lee was chosen as the winning entry from 30 finalists.
On display from 4 May – 17 June 2018 as part of the London Craft Week programme, the LOEWE Craft Prize exhibition features all 30 finalists’ entries. Spanning ceramics, jewellery, textiles, woodwork, glass, metalwork, furniture, papercraft and lacquer, the works function as a multigenerational snapshot of the utmost excellence in craft today.
The Jury composed of leading figures from the worlds of design, architecture, journalism, criticism and museum curatorship, including Ernst Gamperl, winner of the 2017 edition of the Prize also agreed upon giving two special mentions.
One has been given to French textile artist, Simone Pheulpin, for her work Croissance XL (2017), Another was given to Japanese potter Takuro Kuwata for his work Tea Bowl (2017).