François Pinault created the Pierre Daix Prize in 2015 as a tribute to the memory of his friend, a writer and French art historian, who passed away in 2014. Since then, the annual prize of ten thousand euros honours a work dedicated to the history of modern and contemporary art.
The next Pierre Daix prize will be awarded on Monday, December 2, 2019 at the Musée National Picasso – Paris by François Pinault.
Its jury met on June 27th to preselect the books :
Paris, Flammarion, collection « Grandes biographies », April 2019
Bernard Réquichot. Zones sensibles
Paris, Flammarion, April 2018
Dora Maar. La femme invisible
Victoria Combalía Dexeus
Paris, Invenit, June 2019
Préhistoire. L’envers du temps
Paris, Hazan, collection « Beaux Arts » May 2019
Portes closes et oeuvres invisibles
Paris, Gallimard, collection «Art et Artistes», April 2019