Big Names

Call For Entries

Big Names is an international exhibition that serves to recognize and honor accomplishment in the visual arts.

The exhibition will be held in a well-recognized, well-attended gallery in NYC. Each participating artist will have their name listed in an exhibition announcement in Art Forum.

All artists are strongly encouraged to enter.

Names included in the exhibition (as of 6/14/07):

Louise Bourgeois
Sol LeWitt
Daniel Buren
Steve McQueen
Sophie Calle
Bruce Nauman
Felix Gonzalez-Torres
Raymond Pettibon
Jenny Holzer
Gerhard Richter
Ellsworth Kelly
Kara Walker

All artist’s who submit an entry will be judged on their level of accomplishment in the visual arts.

Levels of accomplishment are:

  1. $20
  2. $50
  3. $100
  4. $500
  5. $1000
  6. $5000
  7. $10000+

Your level of accomplishment determines:

  • Your chance of being accepted
  • How much gallery space will be dedicated to you
  • The placement and prominence of your name in Art Forum
  • How many people you have to exhibit with
  • The quality of the exhibition venue
  • The duration of the exhibition
  • The amount of press coverage
  • The quality of the food and beverages at the opening
  • The importance of the people that will attend the opening
  • The amount of people that will attend the opening
  • The amount of people that will “invest” in your name

Deadline: TBD

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