Consumption exhibition at the V&A and Barcelona

Consumption exhibition at the V&A and Barcelona

The exhibition of the fifth Prix Pictet, Consumptionis now on show at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London and at the Palau Robert in Barcelona.

The exhibition features the work of the eleven artists shortlisted for the award. At the opening of the V&A exhibition, Honorary Prix Pictet President Kofi Annan announced German photographer Michael Schmidt as the winner of the 100,000 Swiss Francs prize for Lebensmittel, his monumental exploration of the food industry. Sadly Michael Schmidt passed away on Saturday 24 May, 3 days after becoming the Prix Pictet laureate – his first international award.