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"Call for Artists: WORLD'S GREATEST EROTIC ART OF TODAY"
2007-08-13 until 2007-12-08
USA United States of America
Erotic Signature announces its 2007 International search for the World‚s best erotic artworks. This marks the second year that Erotic Signature has launched what has now become one of the world‚s largest and highest prized competitions for erotic art. Dedicated to both artists and art enthusiasts alike, Erotic Signature has put together a distinguished panel of judges consisting of museum curators, academics, collectors, editors and established masters in the field of erotic art to narrow down all submitted entries to a mere 200 winners. Submissions will be accepted under the umbrella of fine art, digital art, photography and sculpture. The Deadline for all entries is set for December 8th, 2007.
The above selected winners will be featured in the Erotic Signature's second-annual bound coffee table book entitled „The World‚s Greatest Erotic Art of Today ˆ Vol. II.‰ This book will be distributed internationally with 100% of profits from sales via high street booksellers, specialty stores, museum retailers, galleries, and the Internet, going to one of four renowned organizations dedicated to finding a cure for the AIDS virus. The members of the Erotic Signature website, including the competing artists will get to vote and pick the winning charity. The organizations up for consideration this year of this cash gift are: AMFAR, International Aids Society, the Aids Healthcare Foundation, and the Clinton Foundation HIV/AIDS Initiative.
Of the 200 winners, six (6) cash prizes including one (1) $5,000 master winner, four (4) category winners of $1000 each, and one (1) "Viewer's Choice" winner of $1000 will be awarded their accolades following the announcement of winners on December 15th, 2007. In addition, all winners will be invited to feature their winning artworks during the book release event in May 2008, which will be a special ceremony aimed at celebrating the artists and raising additional charitable funds for the chosen AIDS organization. Following the book release will be a six (6) month long traveling exhibition starting in the United States (Miami); continue to Asia (city TBA); and closing in Europe (London); offering the winning artists another opportunity to share their work around the world.
Erotic Signature‚s purpose is not only to encourage erotic art and find and expose new talent but, also, on a global level, contribute to an increased level of reception of this historical art genre. All those interested may obtain further information, entry details, and apply online by visiting www.eroticsignature.com. Artists can also submit their entries via mail. A "mail-in application" can be downloaded and printed from the Erotic Signature Website.
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