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Sir Denis MahonEssay Prize 2021

Closing date:
Friday 3rd September 2021

The Sir Denis Mahon Foundation was created by Sir Denis in his lifetime. It aims to continue Sir Denis’s philanthropic work, his art historical research and his passionate promotion of young scholars. It promotes his art collection and lifelong work and studies to the general public, organises exhibitions, supports museums, and also endows two annual prizes for young scholars and artists, the Sir Denis Mahon Essay Prize and The Mahon Award, a drawing prize at The Royal Drawing School.


Prof. Marcello Pecchioli – Library and Archive Inventory

The multi-disciplined and visionary academic, university lecturer and technological artist, Prof. Marcello Pecchioli, who sadly died on 2 February 2021 (1954-2021), has left behind an extraordinary Library and Archive in his home in Bologna, Italy, which has been painstakingly inventoried by Francesco Gonzales and Federico Margelli on behalf of The Sir Denis Mahon Foundation, under the guidance and kind collaboration of Avv. Luigi Pecchioli.

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Artist in Virtual Residence

The Sir Denis Mahon Foundation is pleased to host Artists in Virtual Residence, presenting a selected single work of an artist every three months.

This month we are delighted to show “GRAVITATIONAL COLLAPSE OF BLACK HOLES”

a series of works by the artist Bruno Marcucci, b. 1948.

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