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  • Simon Evans, winner of the 2014 Prix Canson®! 13 JUNE 2014

    Simon Evans, winner of the 2014 Prix Canson®!

    Stéphane Hamelin, President of the Fonds Canson® pour l'Art et le Papier and Yan Pei-Ming, President of the jury, awarded on June 12th the 2014 Prix Canson® to Simon Evans at the Joan Miró Foundation. From the original 43 artists, there were 5 finalists in contention for the prize. The works of these brilliant artists are exhibited in the beautiful setting of the Esther Montoriol gallery in Barcelona from June 13th to 28th.
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  • Le Prix Canson® 2014 23 APRIL 2014

    Le Prix Canson® 2014

    Since 2013, the Prix Canson® has been developing its reputation on an international level, by choosing a worldrenowned artist, Yan Pei-Ming, to head its jury, as well as a panel of experts who put forward candidates from several countries.
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  • ARCO FAIR 21 FEBRUARY 2014

    ARCO FAIR

    The Fonds Canson® pour l'Art et le Papier* presents Virginia Chihota, the 2013 laureate of the Prix Canson®**, at the international contemporary art fair ARCOmadrid from February 19th to 23rd 2014.
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  • Canson dressing up the Petit Palais from June 4, 2013 9 JUNE 2013

    Canson dressing up the Petit Palais from June 4, 2013

    For the first time, the Petit Palais is adorning the 20 columns of the building’s façade with the scintillating colours of Canson® papers. Produced for the Prix Canson® exhibition running from June 5th to 16th, this outdoor expression of art is clearly visible from the street and is sure to keep all eyes on this magnificent historical building throughout the summer.
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  • Virginia CHIHOTA, Winner of the 2013 Prix Canson 9 JUNE 2013

    Virginia CHIHOTA, Winner of the 2013 Prix Canson

    Last evening at the Petit Palais in Paris, Stéphane Hamelin, Chairman of the Fonds Canson® pour l'Art et le Papier and Yan Pei-Ming, jury chairman, awarded the 2013 Prix Canson® to Virginia Chihota. From the original 39 artists, there were 5 finalist in contention for the award.
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  • YAN PEI-MING, PRESIDENT OF THE JURY OF THE 2013 PRIX CANSON 29 JANUARY 2013

    YAN PEI-MING, PRESIDENT OF THE JURY OF THE 2013 PRIX CANSON

    The Prix Canson® is rewarded to an artist whose work shows true research into the world of art and paper.
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  • The Fonds Canson® pour l’Art et le Papier joins forces with the Musée du Louvre to celebrate Gerhard Richter from June 7 to September 17, 2012 12 JUNE 2012

    The Fonds Canson® pour l’Art et le Papier joins forces with the Musée du Louvre to celebrate Gerhard Richter from June 7 to September 17, 2012

    The Fonds Canson® pour l’Art et le Papier joins forces with the Musée du Louvre to celebrate Gerhard Richter, one of the most important contemporary artists of the last fifty years.
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  • Le papier à l’œuvre, an exhibition focused on artists and paper, presented by the Louvre and Canson® from June 9 to September 5 2011 25 AUGUST 2011

    Le papier à l’œuvre, an exhibition focused on artists and paper, presented by the Louvre and Canson® from June 9 to September 5 2011

    Whether it is white, colored, translucent, oiled, watermarked, cut-up, torn, roughed up or recycled, paper is a prime drawing medium. This is corroborated by this exceptional exhibition bringing together some sixty works, from the 15th century to today, stemming from the collections of the Louvre and other institutions.
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  • 2011 Prix Canson® awarded to artist Ronald Cornelissen 21 JULY 2011

    2011 Prix Canson® awarded to artist Ronald Cornelissen

    On Thursday, 9 June, at a ceremony held at the Louvre museum, the 2011 Prix Canson® was awarded by Gérard Garouste and his panel of judges to Dutch artist Ronald Cornelissen Stéphane Hamelin, President of the Fonds Canson® pour l'Art et le Papier, presented Ronald Cornelissen with the 2011 Prix Canson® designed and created by Matali Crasset, a leading figure in French design.
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  • The Fonds Canson® pour l' Art et le Papier has created the Prix Canson® 30 MARCH 2011

    The Fonds Canson® pour l' Art et le Papier has created the Prix Canson®

    The Fonds Canson® pour l'Art et le Papier has created the Prix Canson® which will be awarded each year to a young talent working with paper in a remarkable way.
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