Wim Wenders will receive Praemium Imperiale 2022 in the category Theater/Film
Praemium Imperiale is a global arts prize awarded annually by The Japan Art Association.
Six nomination committees, each chaired by an International Advisor, propose candidates in five fields: Painting, Sculpture, Architecture, Music and Theatre/Film.
The laureates were announced on September 15, 2022 in Berlin, Rom, London, Paris, New York und Tokio.
The prize ceremony will be held in Tokyo on October 19, 2022.
This year, the prize will be awarded to Wim Wenders and also to the artists Ai Weiwei (Sculpture), Kazuyo Sejima + Ryue Nishizawa (SANAA) (Architecture), Krystian Zimerman (Music) und Giulio Paolini (painting).
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