The ‘Lorenzo il Magnifico’ Award

The Lifetime Achievement Award and the Special Award from the President

Within the framework of the Florence Biennale, the ‘Lorenzo il Magnifico’ Lifetime Achievement Award is conferred to individuals and/or organisations who have reached pinnacles of artistic achievement and/or stood out for their contribution to culture. The ‘Lorenzo il Magnifico’ Special Award is conferred to artists involved in the development and diffusion of contemporary art today, at the discretion and judgment of the President of the Florence Biennale Pasquale Celona.

The award recipients are invited as guests of honour to the biennial, during which they will meet the participating artists and receive the award in a public ceremony.