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The Wolf Prize in Arts is awarded once a year by the not-for-profit Wolf Foundation in Israel. It is one of the six Wolf Prizes established by the Foundation, and has been awarded since 1981; the others are in Agriculture, Chemistry, Mathematics, Medicine and Physics, awarded since 1978. The Prize rotates annually among painting, music, architecture and sculpture.

Laureates[1]Edit

Year Field Laureate(s) Country
1981 Painting Marc Chagall
Antoni Tàpies
  Russian Empire /   France
  Spain
1982 Music Vladimir Horowitz
Olivier Messiaen
Joseph Tal
  Russian Empire /   United States
  France
  Israel
1983/4 Architecture Ralph Erskine   United Kingdom /   Sweden
1984/5 Sculpture Eduardo Chillida   Spain
1986 Painting Jasper Johns   United States
1987 Music Isaac Stern
Krzysztof Penderecki
  United States
  Poland
1988 Architecture Fumihiko Maki
Giancarlo De Carlo
  Japan
  Italy
1989 Sculpture Claes Oldenburg   Sweden /   United States
1990 Painting Anselm Kiefer   Germany
1991 Music Yehudi Menuhin
Luciano Berio
  United States /   United Kingdom
  Italy
1992 Architecture Frank Gehry
Jørn Utzon
Denys Lasdun
  Canada /   United States
  Denmark
  United Kingdom
1993 Sculpture Bruce Nauman   United States
1994/5 Painting Gerhard Richter   Germany
1995/6 Music Zubin Mehta
György Ligeti
  India
  Austria
1996/7 Architecture Frei Otto
Aldo van Eyck
  Germany
  Netherlands
1998 Sculpture James Turrell   United States
1999 Painting Not awarded
2000 Music Pierre Boulez
Riccardo Muti
  France
  Italy
2001 Architecture Álvaro Siza   Portugal
2002 Sculpture Not awarded
2002/3 Painting Louise Bourgeois   France /   United States
2004 Music Mstislav Rostropovich
Daniel Barenboim
  Russia
  Argentina /   Israel
2005 Architecture Jean Nouvel   France
2006 Sculpture Not awarded
2006/7 Painting Michelangelo Pistoletto   Italy
2008 Music Giya Kancheli
Claudio Abbado
  Georgia
  Italy
2010 Architecture David Chipperfield
Peter Eisenman
  United Kingdom
  United States
2011 Painting Rosemarie Trockel   Germany
2012 Music Plácido Domingo
Simon Rattle
  Spain
  United Kingdom
2013 Architecture Eduardo Souto de Moura   Portugal
2014 Sculpture Olafur Eliasson   Denmark
2015 Music Jessye Norman
Murray Perahia
  United States
  United States
2016 Architecture Phyllis Lambert   Canada
2017 Painting / Sculpture Laurie Anderson
Lawrence Weiner
  United States
  United States
2018 Music Paul McCartney
Ádám Fischer
  United Kingdom
  Hungary

Notes and referencesEdit

  1. ^ "Wolf Prize Recipients in Music, Painting, Architecture", WolfFund.org.