Created in 2007, the Marc Ladreit de Lacharrière – Académie des Beaux-Arts prize has just opened its applications for the 2018 edition. The prize is also changing as it became biannual to give winners more time to realize their project, materialized by an exhibition given in the Comtesse de Caen room, quai de Conti (Paris, 6th arrondissement).
The price is doubled from 15,000 euros to 30,000 euros. Last year, Claudine Doury received the prestigious award.
The jury of the 2018 edition is composed of:
Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Member of the Photography Section, Jean-François Bach, Honorary Permanent Secretary of the Academy of Sciences, Bruno Barbey, Member of the Photography Section, Jean Cardot, Member of the Sculpture Section, Patrick de Carolis , Member of the Free Members Section, Erik Desmazières, Member of the Engraving Section, Gérard Garouste, Member of the Painting Section, Jean Gaumy, Member of the Photography Section, Sebastião Salgado, Member of the Photography Section, Régis Wargnier, Member of the Artistic Creations section in film and audiovisual, Elise Longuet, Director of Fimalac’s external relations, Agnès de Gouvion Saint-Cyr, Correspondent of the Photography, Bernard Perrine, Correspondent of the Photography Section.