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Eyes on the prize

15 September 2010 by Lisa

Man being photographed

Peter McDonald was the last winner. Who will be in the limelight this year?

It’s official: I’m giddy with excitement as tomorrow I will be part of making history!

For the first time in its 53 year history, the announcement of the winner of the John Moores Painting Prize will be broadcast live on the internet. It means that this usually exclusive event will be open to all – so why not throw your own private view at home, just add friends and canapés! 

I’ll be there with my laptop making sure it is broadcasting for you on time, so see if you can spot our judges Alison Watt, Gary Hume, Goshka Macuga, Ged Quinn and Sir Norman Rosenthal as they attend this exciting opening event.

Just visit our website www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/johnmooreslive at 6.30pm tomorrow (Thursday 16 September) to watch all the action and find out which artist scoops the £25,000 first prize.

You can also follow who is talking about us on Twitter and join in the discussion by using our #JM2010 hashtag. 

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