John Moores 13, 1982

John Moores 13, 1982

  • Purchase prize retained
  • Sir John Moores refers to the "unhappy events in Toxteth as well as to economic
    North West" in the catalogue preface

Selected by:

  • Sir John Moores (Chair)
  • Stephen Buckley
  • Myles Murphy
  • William Packer

Joe Tilson, who was to have been one of the
judges, was unable to take part


Conditions of entry:

Artists working in the UK; oil, emulsion or other accepted modern techniques, designed to hang on a wall and not project more than six inches. Each artist could submit one work, preferably new. Sculpture, kinetics, watercolours and graphic arts excluded.

Number of entries over 2000

Number of exhibits 76


John Hoyland 1st prize (Purchase prize) £6,000
Gillian Ayres 2nd prize £3,000
Adrian Berg 3rd prize £2,000

10 prizes of £250:
Barrie Cook
Joan Dawson
Stephen Farthing
Albert Irvin
John Lessore
Michael Scott
Norman Stevens
Leon Vilaincour
Anthony Whishaw
Emrys Williams