The European Museum of Modern Art (MEAM) will present from May 12 an exhibition with the finalist works of the IV Edition of the ModPortrait 2016 Competition, the first international contest of figurative painting dedicated exclusively to portraiture. The 50 works selected by the jury will be displayed in the halls of the Palau Gomis of Barcelona until next May 28.
Works of the modern portrait competition
In this year's edition, the first prize went to the work of the American Mark Tennant (United Kingdom, 1950), who portrays the painter Raoul Middleman (Baltimore, Maryland, 1935) in his study. Honorable mentions have awarded the works of Eddy Stevens (Belgium, 1965), Matthew James Collins (Oak Park, Illinois, 1970) and Spaniards Carmen Mansilla, Alejandro Carpintero, José Luis Ceña and Pau Marinello.