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May 20, 2024

Four 2024 Webbys Awarded to National Gallery of Art

Still from "See a sculptor recreate Antonio Canova’s 'Venus' step-by-step, from clay to marble | Time Lapse Art"

Still from See a sculptor recreate Antonio Canova’s “Venus” step-by-step, from clay to marble | Time Lapse Art

Washington, DC—The National Gallery of Art announced today that it has been awarded a record four Webbys as part of the 28th Annual Webby Awards for innovative video products created for its social media channels. 

Awards include: 

See a sculptor recreate Antonio Canova’s “Venus” step-by-step, from clay to marble | Time Lapse Art
Best Video, Art & Experimental (Webby & People’s Voice Award)
A video created for art or experimentation that incorporates groundbreaking technology, reflects a fresh perspective, and avoids conventional description. Produced by the National Gallery of Art with Fred Brownstein (sculptor) and Chelsea Knight (producer, director, videographer).

How to Style A Still Life: Jan van Kessel’s “Vanitas Still Life”
Best Video, How-To, Explainer & DIY (People’s Voice Winner)
An original online video focused on how-to or do-it-yourself programming. This applies to all subject areas, including home and lifestyle, family and parenting, fashion and beauty, etc. Produced by the National Gallery of Art and SWARD.

Art Herstory: Anne Vallayer-Coster’s “Still Life with Flowers in an Alabaster Vase and Fruit”
Social: Best Use of Vertical Video 
A video produced specifically for a vertical 9x16 social video format and platform agnostic. Produced by the National Gallery of Art and Rino Stefano Tagliafierro (animator).

“The National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, has set the standard for innovation and creativity on the Internet,” said Nick Borenstein, general manager of The Webby Awards. “These awards are a testament to the skill, ingenuity, and vision of its creators.”

About The Webby Awards

Hailed as the “Internet’s highest honor” by The New York Times, The Webby Awards, presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS), is the leading international awards organization honoring excellence on the Internet. IADAS, which nominates and selects The Webby Award Winners, is comprised of Internet industry experts including Marian Croak, VP of Engineering – Responsible AI & Human Centered Technology, Google; Sarah Harden, CEO, Hello Sunshine; Tobe Nwigwe, Artist & Actor; Shigetaka Kurita, Artist & Father of Emojis; Severin Hacker, Cofounder & CTO, Duolingo; Law Roach, Image Architect; Yann LeCun, VP & Chief AI Scientist, Meta; Roxane Gay, Host, The Roxane Gay Agenda; Quinta Brunson, Writer, Director and Actor; Questlove, DJ and Producer; Todd Kaplan, Chief Marketing Officer, Pepsi Co; Ashley Murphy, VP Global Consumer Marketing, Rare Beauty; Nelly Mensah, VP of Digital Innovation, Global Head of Web3 and Metaverse, LVMH; Jim Habig, Vice President Marketing, LinkedIn; and Tonya Custis, Director of AI Research, Autodesk. 

Contact Information

General Information
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Department of Communications
National Gallery of Art
2000 South Club Drive
Landover, MD 20785
phone: (202) 842-6353
e-mail: [email protected]

Chief of Communications
Anabeth Guthrie
phone: (202) 842-6804
e-mail: [email protected]

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